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 25, 2011
August 25: James Lick Born, 1796
When his girlfriend's father challenged his poverty, James Lick set out to make his fortune.
The girl got away, but his life he led is remarkable.