Nov. 15, 1996
Today's Reading:"The Fish" by Marianne Moore from THE COMPLETE POEMS OF MARIANNE MOORE, published by Faber and Faber.
It's the birthday today of the German army officer who tried but failed to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Claus Graf von Stauffenber, born in Jettingen, Germany, 1907.
Publisher Hamish Hamilton was born on this day in Indianapolis in 1900, but grew up with relatives in Scotland.
It's the birthday of artist Georgia O'Keefe, born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, 1887.
Poet and baseball fan Marianne Moore was born in St. Louis on this day in 1881.
Newspaper columnist Franklin Pierce Adams (FPA) was born in Chicago on this day in 1881.
Atlanta burned on this day in 1864 as General Sherman and his army set out for Savannah on their March to the Sea.
Zebulon Pike discovered Pike's Peak on this day in 1806 while searching for the source of the Mississippi River.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®