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.
August 15, 2011
August 15: "Blind Jack" Metcalf Born, 1717
His parents wanted him to learn to play the fiddle so that he could earn his own living. But Jack had bigger plans than that.