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.
September 17, 2011
September 17: Joshua Norton Proclaimed U.S. Emperor, 1858
Every day he inspected the city streets, the sidewalks, and the street cars. The police saluted him. The restaurants fed him. San Francisco loved him.