Mar. 21, 1997
It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free
Today's Reading:"Another Spring" by Kenneth Rexroth from THE COLLECTED SHORTER POEMS OF KENNETH REXROTH, published by New Directions. "It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free" by William Wordsworth.
Pocahontas (Rebecca Rolfe), died of either small pox or pneumonia on this day in 1617 in England, where she had traveled to with her husband John Rolfe.
It's the birthday of German composer and organist Johann Sebastian Bach, born on this day Eisenach, Germany, 1685.
It was on this day in 1806 that Lewis and Clark began their trip home after their 8,000 mile tour of the Mississippi basin and Pacific Coast.
It's the anniversary of the Battle of Somme in 1918; the German army broke through Allied lines before reinforcements could arrive.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®