Mar. 9, 1996
Poema del City 2
Today's reading: "Poema Del City 2" by Ron Padgett from TOUJOURS L'ARMOUR, published by Sun Press.
Today is Sheep to Shawl day in Savannah, Georgia, with shearing and spinning demonstrations.
The Highland County Maple Festival takes place this weekend in Virginia.
The man for whom America was named, Amerigo Vespucci, was born on this day in 1451.
Napoleon Bonaparte wed Josephine on this day in 1796.
General Ulysses Grant was named General-in-chief of the Union Forces in 1864.
Novelist, poet Vita Sackville-West was born in Kent, England in 1892.
Composer Samuel Barber was born on this day in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1910.
It's the birthday of Mickey Spillane, born in Brooklyn, New York in 1918.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®