Jan. 11, 1997
I Grew Up
Today's Reading:"I Grew Up" by Lenore Keshig Tobias from A FORMAL FEELING COMES, published by Story Line Press.
It's the birthday of Ezra Cornell, founder of Western Union Telegraph and Cornell University. He was born in Westchester Landing, New York, 1807.
Laurens Hammond, inventor of the electronic keyboard, was born in 1895 in Evanston, Illinois.
Editor, novelist, and historian Bernard De Voto was born on this day in Ogden, Utah, 1897.
Manfred B. Lee, who with his cousin, Frederic Dannay, created ELLERY QUEEN, was born in Brooklyn on this day in 1905.
It's the birthday of South African writer Alan S. Paton (CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY), born in 1903.
American novelist and short-story writer Alice Hegan Rice (MRS. WIGGS OF THE CABBAGE PATCH) was born on this day in Shelbyville, Kentucky, 1870.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®