Apr. 13, 1996
Today's Reading: "Late Snow" by Maxine Kumin from OUR GROUND TIME HERE WILL BE BRIEF, published by Penguin Books
Today is the Songkran Festival in Singapore, celebrating the new year.
It's the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, born in Albermarle County, Virginia, in 1743.
Irish playwright Samuel Beckett (Waiting for Godot), was born in Dublin, 1906.
It's the birthday of Southern writer Eudora Welty, born in Jackson, Mississippi, 1909.
Irish poet Seamus Heaney (1995 Nobel) was born on this day in Castledawson, Northern Ireland in 1939.
Rachel Carson's book SILENT SPRING was published on this day in 1962.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®