Feb. 18, 1996
Today's reading: "First Snow" by Mary Oliver from NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, published by Beacon Press.
Religious leader Martin Luther died at the age of 63 in 1546.
Painter Michelangelo died in Rome at the age of 89 in 1564.
Birthday of Italian composer Niccolo Paganini, born in 1784.
Huckleberry Finn was published in 1885.
Astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered new planet in 1930, Pluto.
Novelist Toni Morrison (Song of Solomon) born in Lorain, Ohio in 1931.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®