Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) May 15th, 2021 marks the 135th anniversary of Dickinson’s death. Here is one of her poems about Death, personified: Because I could not stop for Death –He kindly stopped for me –The Carriage held but just Ourselves –And Immortality. We slowly drove – He knew no… Continue reading Emily Dickinson, Poet
Happy Birthday Hans Christian Andersen! Hans Christian Andersen was an author born in Odense, Denmark on April 2, 1805. Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) He is well-known today for his memorable fairy tales. “The Little Mermaid” and “The Snow Queen,” two of my favorites, are among his most popular fictions.… Continue reading Hans Christian Andersen’s Birthday
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! March 2nd is the birthday of children’s book writer Theodor Geisel.
Jane Austen’s 245th birthday! Happy Birthday Jane Austen! December 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817Picture source: https://janeausten.co.uk/blogs/society-figures/james-stanier-clarke-librarian-to-the-prince-of-wales The famous author of Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and other novels, December 16, 2020 marks Jane Austen’s 245th birthday! Although the above portrait has not been officially authenticated as Jane Austen herself, there is a lot of evidence… Continue reading Jane Austen’s Birthday 2020
Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla! Nikola Tesla (July 10, 1856 to January 7, 1943) was ahead of his time, approximately 80 years ahead, when he became absorbed in promoting the wireless transmission of energy. His plan, in 1900, of a global, wireless communication system, with free energy throughout the world, was decades before the internet we… Continue reading Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla