Category Archive: Life

Oct 10 2017

No rust for the weary

If you rest, you rust. American actress, Helen Hayes, was born on this day in 1900 (died 1993).   Helen Hayes certainly didn’t know the meaning of the word rest. Or at least not of slowing down. One of 12 (at this count) people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a …

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Oct 09 2017

In which we thank Columbus for a Three-Day Weekend

Sooner or later you must move down an unknown road that leads beyond the range of the imagination, and the only certainty is that the trip has to be made. American historian and author, Bruce Catton, was born on this day in 1899 (died 1978) I probably need to read more Bruce Catton. Today is …

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