Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Speaking of Birthdays

Today is the birthday of Gerard Manley Hopkins, one of the greatest poets to write in the English language. I don't have time for a long post, so check out Garrison Keillor's note on The Writer's Almanac.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Happy Birthday to Me!

Just a quick note for those who don't know from any other source: I am 55 years old today!


Thursday, July 02, 2009

Birthday Greetings!

Wislawa Szymborska, July 2, 1923.

And Happy Independence Day to all!

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