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 22, 2011
August 22: Virginia Clemm Poe Born, 1822
She was Edgar Allan Poe's child bride, only 13 when they wed.
The rumors of scandal that plagued Poe distressed her a great deal, and may have hastened her death.