img_20160916_191914The Indigo Girls have this song called “Virginia Woolf”, it’s a good tune. My favorite part of the song goes: “They published your diary, and that’s how I got to know you, The key to the room of your own and a mind without end, and here’s a young girl, on a kind of a telephone line through time, and the voice at the other end comes like a long-lost friend.”

I was on the telephone this evening and my long-lost friend was Madeline L’Engle (of A Wrinkle in Time fame, among others.)

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