Oct. 5, 1996
Meeting a Bear
Today's Reading:"Meeting a Bear" by David Wagoner from COLLECTED POEMS, 1956-1976, published by Indiana University Press (1976).
The Red and White Clam Chowder demonstrations start today in Beach Haven, New Jersey.
The Big Pig Jig Georgia Barbecue Championship starts today in Vienna, Georgia.
The Issaquah Salmon Days Festival starts today in Issaquah, Washington.
It's the birthday of the woman who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., M aya Lin, born in Athens, Ohio, 1959.
Czech president and playwright Vaclav Havel, was born in Prague on this day in 1936.
It's the birthday today of Irish novelist and journalist, Flann O'Brien (AT SWIM-TWO-BIRDS; THE HARD LIFE) born in Strabane, Ireland, 1911.
The first ball point pen was patented on this day in 1880 by Alonzo T. Cross.
Charlotte Bronte's JANE EYRE was published on this day in London in 1847.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®