I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
July 15, 2011
July 15: Thomas Bulfinch Born, 1796
Thomas Bulfinch led a quiet life. His day job was as a bank clerk. But every evening he went home to his boarding house, and created his great work -- still a bestseller after more than 150 years -- Bulfinch's Mythology.