Mar. 21, 1996
It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free
Today's reading: "Another Spring" by Kenneth Rexroth from THE COLLECTED SHORTER POEMS OF KENNETH REXROTH, published by New Directions Publishing. "It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free" by William Wordsworth.
Today is the first full day of Spring.
Pochahontos (Rebecca Rolfe) died in England on this day in 1617.
It's the birthday of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, born in 1685.
It was on this day in 1806 that Lewis and Clark began their trip home after exploring the Mississippi basin and Pacific Coast.
It's the anniversary of the Battle of Somme in 1918, when Germans broke through the Allied lines before reinforcements could arrive.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®