Feb. 22, 1996
Problems with Hurricanes
Today's reading: "Problems with Hurricanes" by Victor Hernandez Cruz from RED BEANS, published by Coffee House Press.
George Washington was born on this day in 1732 in Bridges Creek, Virginia.
English agriculturist Jethro Tull (first to plant crops in rows) died on this day in 1741.
The first classified personal column was published in a newspaper in 1886.
Frank W. Woolworth opened the first dimestore in Utica, New York in 1879.
It's the birthday of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, born in Rockland, Maine in 1892.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®