Apr. 17, 1996
The Objection to Being Stepped On
Today's Reading: "The Objection to Being Stepped On" by Robert Frost from THE POETRY OF ROBERT FROST, published by Henry Holt & Company
The National Whistler's Convention begins today in Louisburg, North Carolina.
It's the birthday of poet Henry Vaughan, born in Wales in 1622.
Alexander Joy Cartwright, the codifier of the rules for baseball, was born in New York City on this day in 1820.
Danish writer Karen Christence (Isak Dinesen), author of OUT OF AFRICA, was born in 1855.
Playwright Thornton Wilder, who wrote OUR TOWN, was born in Madison, Wisconsin on this day in 1897.
The Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba took place on this day in 1961.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®