Jan. 29, 1997
Good-By and Keep Cold
Today's Reading:"Good-By and Keep Cold" by Robert Frost from THE POETRY OF ROBERT FROST, published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
It's the birthday of actor W(illiam) C(laude) Fields (THE BANK DICK; MY LITTLE CHICKADEE; NEVER GIVE A SUCKER AN EVEN BREAK) in Philadelphia, 1880.
Writer Anton Chekhov (THE SEA GULL; THE THREE SISTERS; THE CHERRY ORCHARD) was born in Taganrog, Russia, on this day in 1860.
Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" first appeared on this day in the NEW YORK EVENING MIRROR in 1845.
THE BEGGAR'S OPERA, written by John Gay, was first performed on this day in 1728.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®