Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
The Character of Merriweather Lewis
"According to Frances Hunter, Clark [of the Lewis and Clark expedition] spelled mosquito nineteen different ways in the course of the expedition."
I am thankful for spell check and mosquito protection. And heat is nice too. Without which the two seasons of the grate plains -- mosquitoes and winter -- would be pretty miserable.