Nothing happened today. Or did it? From today’s “American History Parade” in The American Patriot’s Almanac (2008)… 1792: The New York Stock Exchange is founded by 24 brokers under a buttonwood drive on what is now Wall Street 1875: Arisrides, ridden by Oliver Lewis, wins the first Kentucky Derby 1877: Alexander Graham Bell answers the
Today we turn the page in our Pocket University Guide to Daily Reading (1925). Learn to be good readers– which is perhaps a more difficult thing than you imagine. Learn to be discriminative in your reading; to read faithfully, and with your best attention, all kinds of things which you have a real interest in.
Reposted from December 2018. First part of the story of Missy’s Epic Novel here. More to come. “Hey, Missy! How’s your novel coming along?” Marica asked. “Sweepingly, Marica. Just sweepingly!” replied Missy looking up from the pile of notebooks, books, and devises on her desk. “Ruff?” Rocky questioned. “Um, Missy… don’t you mean ‘swimmingly’?” “Swimmingly!?!” Missy
Background on GDR. Previous Daily Readings. The world is full of folks I’ve never heard of. Often– that’s too bad. Sometimes… well, we’ll see. Died this day in 1903, Charles Godfrey Leland. Charles Godfrey Leland (August 15, 1824 – March 20, 1903) was an American humorist and folklorist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Princeton University and in Europe. Leland