Jul. 21, 1996
Today's Reading: "Summer" by Timothy Steele from SAPPHICS AGAINST ANGER AND OTHER POEMS, published by Random House (1986).
It's the birthday of writer John (Champlin) Gardner, author of THE SUNLIGHT DIALOGUES and OCTOBER LIGHT, born in Batavia, New York in 1933.
Film director Norman Jewison (THE CINCINNATI KID; AGNES OF GOD; MOONSTRUCK), was born on this day in Toronto, Ontario in 1926.
It's the birthday of violinist Isaac Stern in Kremenets, Russia in 1920.
Ernest (Miller) Hemingway (THE SUN ALSO RISES; A FAREWELL TO ARMS; THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA), was born on this day in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899.
The first battle of Bull Run took place on this day in 1861 at Manassas Junction, Virginia.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®