Editor's Desk

Pure Pleasure

Surely Ruby Lee Norris ’36 is smiling down on you for publishing the lovely piece about her in the Spring 2012 edition of University of Mary Washington Magazine [Remembering Ruby Lee Norris]. Ruby Lee and I became email friends because of our many connections in Middlesex County, Va. My family had a summer home there on the Rappahannock River, and my first teaching job was in the nearby, ancient town of Urbanna. Ruby Lee lived not far away. Please convey to the magazine staff my great pleasure in reading the feature article [Beat Chick], also in the spring issue. It was as good as any profile I have read in The New Yorker. Congratulations! … [Read more...]

“Fabulous Magazine”

This is how intriguing your spring edition was: I walked into the house from the mailbox with it, plopped down on the couch, and read it immediately. Your cover story on Hettie Cohen Jones ’55 was well-researched and compellingly written. I dropped everything to read it. Congratulations on a magazine that was good from cover to cover. … [Read more...]