Feb. 3, 1996
Today's reading: " Monkey", "Tiger" by William Jay Smith from LAUGHING TIME, published by Farrar Straus Giroux.
Birthday of novelist James Michener, born in New York City in 1907.
Anniversary of the ratification of 16th Amendment in 1913, giving Congress the authority to tax U.S. citizens.
Anniversary of the 1959 Iowa plane crash which killed Buddy Holly, Richie Vallens and the Big Bopper.
Feast Day of Saint Margaret, patron saint of pregnant women.
Birthday of writer Gertrude Stein, born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania in 1874.
Painter Norman Rockwell was born in New York City in 1894.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®