Re: [ADS-L] NPR pro file (was something else)

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Wed Dec 6 16:04:15 UTC 2006

In a message dated 12/5/06 3:07:06 PM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

> I'd be happy to defend Kitty Burns Florey, who is a very good
> novelist, a neighbor (in Hamden, CT), and the source of the
> recommendation that led us to our contractors (she wrote a nice piece
> in the Times in the late 80s on the addition she had built onto her
> house and made the experience seem so great I wrote her postcard
> asking for the names of her contractors, who (ultimately) didn't
> disappoint).  She strikes me as someone far too sensible to have
> presented sentence diagramming as a useful skill for writers, so I'm
> glad to see the specifics.

But is she massively anal? Or has her anality been, at the very least, 

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