My Days with Millicent #33 by Gilmore Tamny, PLUS Rock Video

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny, Prose

The idea of being a reporter seemed absurd, and leaving the cozy little room with the Haddlesomes not particularly unappealing. I was about to say so when Mr. Mochrai spoke again. “Just don’t come blatting to me, when you cock-up,” he said and then shuddered. “And I’m not going to hold your hand, for every story about rosebuds and feminine protection and breast feeding or what have you, so I’ll thank you for not asking.”

MDwM #30 by Gilmore Tamny

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny, Prose

Stuffed birds, small cat; Ramona waits for news of Millicent’s looming trial, Lucy (Helvstead housekeeper) comes to London, and the mystery of the body in the cellar and ignominious truth of the story behind it are revealed; illegal production of cheese; the mystery of the postcard writer is discussed and remain tantalizingly insoluble; Millicent and Ramona meet.

MDwM #24 by Gilmore Tamny

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny, Prose

I’d almost forgotten Millicent’s ability to make a passing remark, even a complimentary one, sound like an insult. That she might resent the hold this knowledge might have over her, strangely, had never occurred to me, as I assumed, that like any situation, she would have the upper hand.

MDwM #22 by Gilmore Tamny

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny, Prose

Settling into the vacation flat in Nice; Ramona reflects on the unanticipated and salutary effects of co-conspiring to cover up a murder and the experience of holding secrets; Ramona savors the luxuries of Nice and gets a new hairdo; Millicent meets a new man and Ramona stands on the precipice of love

MDwM #20 by Gilmore Tamny Is In a Band Called Weather Weapon and It Rawks!

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

My Days with Millicent author Gilmore Tamny played with her band, Weather Weapon, last night, and will play other dates in the Cambridge, MA area and beyond. More info here! And now, onto Millicent! Heat Wave at Helvstead. Ramona Discovers the Secret That Millicent Has on Molly. Summer. Author Signals Much of the Inner Changes Percolating Within Ramona Through Nature,...
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MDwM #18: Ramona Returns From Oxford To Helvstead To Recover Equilibrium After a Minor Head Injury…by Gilmore Tamny

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ramona Returns From Oxford To Helvstead To Recover Equilibrium After a Minor Head Injury and Molly’s Unpleasant Revelations; Ramona Finally, Finally, Finally Loses Her Temper With Millicent and Meditates on the Nature of Forgetting Ugly and Unhappy Things; We Learn of Ramona’s Secret about Her Mother Which to Her Unhappy Surprise Is Not Actually a Secret I awoke, late, with a...
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MDwM #17: Where Ramona Ventures to Oxford, and Has a Day of Small Luxuries; Awful Revelations Ensue about Ramona’s Mother after Bumping into Molly at a Bohemian Teashop, Ramona Freaks Out Mightily

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

In early June, Miss Caruthers invited me to one of a Ladies Lecture’s series at Oxford, a result of a whim of the Dowager’s, who liked Miss Caruthers to attend these things, take copious notes, and undertake some Herculean list of errands. I’d finally met Miss Caruthers’ employer a few Sundays previous, when a Bentley had drawn up beside us...
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MDwM #16: We Learn about Ramona’s Brief and Amorous Engagement

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

We Learn about Ramona’s Brief and Amorous Engagement to a Bounder of the Name of Ralph “What a day I’ve had,” Millicent said a few afternoons later, flopping into her seat and picking up the paper. “Boring, boring, boring. Jock Myerson—the biggest idiot in Parliament—proposed to me—again—if you can believe it. Third time! Over pamphlets he had made up on...
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MDwM #15: Millicent’s Glamorous Life Is Demystified and Yet…

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Millicent’s Glamorous Life Is Demystified and Yet Remains Still Mystically Glamorous; Horse-mad, afternoon Guests Appear at Helvstead; Violent Gossiping; Intonations of Love Affairs, Past, Present and Future During the war, as I watched Millicent stride off after one of our infrequent and unilluminating teas, I would speculate on her next rendezvous, who would be there, at which posh London club...
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MDwM #15: Ramona Pores Over Remnants of Clive Family Past…by Gilmore Tamny

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ramona Pores Over Remnants of Clive Family Past, Arranges Visits to Church, and Finds Herself Struck by the Strangeness of Beauty in Unexpected Places; Millicent and Molly Have a Shockingly Awful Exchange Unperturbed Gradually, over my weeks at Helvstead, I grew more comfortable. I began creeping beyond  my usual range of the morning and sitting rooms to make my way up...
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MDwM #14: The Cousins Seek Horse Ointment in Town and Millicent Says a Great Many Revelatory Things in Startlingly Off-Handed Manner While Driving

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form. The next morning I sat at the desk, discouraged that my letter to Mrs. Cleavus had struck me as an almost exact duplicate of the previous one. Surely something must have happened in...
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MDwM #13: Molly, Holy Terror, and Helvstead Housekeeper Emeritus, Enters the Picture

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form. I’d discover, as the weeks passed, that tales of Molly’s domestic achievements preceded her all over the county. Tales of accommodating twenty-seven guests that arrived during the soup course on a New Year’s Eve without a pause in service; popping...
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MDwM #12: Ramona Discovers a Very Big Secret about Her Cousin, Millicent’s Brother, Reggie

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form. “Ramona,” Millicent drawled one day, sitting down to read the paper, as I moved to the desk and began to open drawers industriously. “If you don’t stop that, I will ask you to leave.” I froze.  “I’m sorry, Millicent. But…I’m sorry…I don’t…what...
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MDwM #10: Lucy the Housekeeper

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form. Millicent, unpredictable, demanding, prone to arrivals and departures with little notice, expected Helvstead to run with maximum efficiency and minimal fuss. She was under the impression that her mind and wants were there for the reading for any competent person...
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MDwM #9: Millicent and Ramona Struggle to Define the Color of Ramona’s Cardigan and a Working Definition of Comfort

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form.    ” Well, then,” Millicent said, plopping down on the couch in a sleek hounds tooth pantsuit that showed off her oft-mentioned wasp waist, a few mornings later. If Millicent possessed the Clive propensity to slenderness, she never looked simply gaunt...
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MDwM #8: Briefly Touching Upon Ramona’s Incredibly Uncomfortable Childhood Visits to Helvstead

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form.  As I readied myself for bed that first night, I wondered if silence could have a nauseating effect on a person, and suspected this is what was making me feel bilious. The muffled London bustle rising around the ‘O’ like a...
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MDwM #6: The Horrors of Genteel Poverty: How Exactly Did Ramona Wind Up at Helvstead; Discrepancy Between the Cousin’s Lives Quite Marked

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form.  Of all the possibilities of my life at that juncture, taking up residence at Helvstead, six months earlier, would have been as likely as living in San Paolo. I had not expected to see Helvstead again. But in January I received...
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MDwM #4: We Discover Ramona’s Hair Color (can you guess?) and Her Long-Standing Secret Obsession with Millicent

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, “My Days with Millicent,” in serial form. Millicent swung the convertible onto the road. The breeze that had gently whorled the perfume of Quai’s hyacinth borders, had gained purpose and nudged an army of roiling clouds over the line of the treetops. A hard drop of rain...
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MDwM #3: Whereupon Millicent and Ramona Stop to Dine in Posh Fashion; Ramona Ponders the Mercurial Nature of Millicent’s Famous Beauty

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form. We emerged out of the querulous tangle of traffic, passed the crowded tenements to the London purlieus, and the same tidy narrow house with garden repeating itself many times over they grew farther apart and the countryside expanded around...
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MDwM #2: Ramona’s Cousin, Lady Millicent Von Favre, Arrives, Swoops Up Ramona to Take Her to the Hideous Clive Family Ancestral Home, Namely, Helvstead

My Days with Millicent by Gilmore Tamny

Ohio Edit is pleased and privileged to be publishing Gilmore Tamny’s novel, My Days with Millicent, in serial form. Cleavus had just begun another half-formed question when Millicent gunned up in her yellow MG, a vision in white in a frothy peasant frock like something out of the fashion pages, sunglasses, and broad-brimmed hat that circled her head like a...
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