Jan. 12, 1996
Cadence of Silk
Today's reading: "The Cadence of Silk" by Garrett Hongo from THE RIVER OF HEAVEN, published by Alfred A. Knopf.
Birthday of Charles Perrault ("Tales of Mother Goose") born in 1628.
British conservative Edmund Burke born in 1729.
Revolutionary leader John Hancock born in 1737.
Ludwig Van Beethoven was offered a yearly income in 1809 under the condition that he stayed in Vienna.
American portrait painter, John Singer Sargeant, was born in 1856.
Birthday of novelist Jack London ("Call of the Wild") born in 1876.
Boxer Joe Frazier born in 1947.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®