Jun. 14, 1997
Today's Reading:"The Investment" by Robert Frost from THE POETRY OF ROBERT FROST, published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Today is Flag Day, celebrating the 220th anniversary of the Stars and Stripes in 1777.
It's the birthday of Polish-American novelist, Jerzy Nikodem Kosinski (THE PAINTED BIRD; BEING THERE), born on this day in Lodz, Poland, in 1933.
It's the birthday of one of America's original photojournalists, Margaret Bourke-White, born in New York City in 1906.
John Bartlett, editor and compiler of BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS, was born on this day in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1820.
It's the birthday of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, born in Litchfield, Connecticut in 1811.
It's the anniversary of the first compulsory education law, passed in Massachusetts on this day in 1642.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®