Mar. 10, 1997
Today's Reading: "Digging" by Seamus Heaney from SELECTED POEMS 1966-1987, published by Noonday, a division of Farrar Straus & Giroux.
Today is the birthday of educator and women's leader Hallie Quinn Brown, born in Pittsburgh in 1845.
Cornet player and composer Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbeck was born on this day in Davenport, Iowa, 1903.
Kathryn McLean (Forbes), author of MAMA'S BANK ACCOUNT, was born in San Francisco on this day in 1909.
Writer and country veterinarian James Herriot (ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL), was born on this day in Glasgow, Scotland, 1916.
It's the birthday of playwright David Rabe (STICKS AND BONES), born in Dubuque, Iowa, 1940.
Zelda Fitzgerald, author and wife of F. Scott, died on this day in 1948 when a fire broke out at the Highland Hospital.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®