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Mar 14, 2023Liked by Belle Chesler

Written with deep feelings and inner visions, as always, Belle Violet. You must have researched a great deal for this piece. Plagues are not a happy topic. And Venice has more history of it than anyplace here in this country. Fascinating in a macabre sort of way.

Maggi had recommended the Geraldine Brooks book to me several years ago. I was kind of afraid to read it. Maybe I finally will.

So many lessons to be learned from our own pandemic that will take years to process.

After all these centuries, humans haven’t really changed very much when responding to the unknown.

Love you guys and miss you a great deal. ❤️

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I think you’d love the book, Mary. Right up your alley. All her books are.

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Mar 13, 2023Liked by Belle Chesler

need to get into some plague lit!

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Yes, you do!

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Year of Wonders is really good!

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Mar 15, 2023Liked by Belle Chesler

Really enjoyed this post !

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So glad you liked it! Thanks for reading .

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Mar 14, 2023Liked by Belle Chesler

Such an incredible piece of writing Belle. The research you put into this is just amazing. I learned so much.

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Thanks, Patty. It was so fun to research, glad to be of service 😉

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Mar 14, 2023Liked by Belle Chesler

Into it. Into the lens capitalism as a bid for immortality. Into vampires. Have you read the twilight series? <3

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Never heard of it!

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Mar 13, 2023Liked by Belle Chesler

So interesting and relevant. One of the best pieces of writing on the pandemic I can remember reading. I wanted more.

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Thanks, dad❤️

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