Jun. 2, 1996
The Light by the Barn
Today's Reading: "The Light by the Barn" by William Stafford from PASSWORDS, published by Harper Perennial. "Psalm 23" from THE BAY PSALM BOOK (THE OXFORD BOOK OF CHILDREN'S VERSE IN AMERICA).
Today is the birthday of English poet and novelist Thomas Hardy, born in Dorset, England in 1840.
In 1896 on this day in London, physicist Guglielmo Marconi was awarded the first patent for a wireless radio.
English novelist Barbara Pym was born on this day in 1913 in Oswestry, England in 1913.
Writer Carol Shields, winner of the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for her book STONE DIARIES, was born on this day in Oak Park, Illinois in 1935.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®