It’s another day to say thank you. 🙂
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1. Rachel Carson’s 107th Birthday (May 27, 2014)
2. Octavio Paz’s 100th Birthday (March 31, 2014)
3. Zora Neale Hurston’s 123rd Birthday (January 7, 2014)
4. Albert Camus’ 100th Birthday (November 7, 2013)
5. Maurice Sendak’s 85th Birthday (June 10, 2013)
6. Douglas Adams’ 61st Birthday (March 11, 2013)
7. Bram Stoker’s 165th Birthday (November 08, 2012)
8. 161st Anniversary of Moby Dick
9. Mark Twain’s 176th Birthday (November 30, 2011)
10. Robert Louis Stevenson’s 160th Birthday (November 13, 2010)
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While Ms. Hopper may not be the most literary of mentions on Jorie’s Reads, I can still thank her for making blogs such as mine possible. So, Happy 107th! Read more by clicking –> Google Doodle Honors Grace Hopper, Early Computer Scientist.
One of my ‘sheroes’ is Jane Addams. Today would’ve been her 153rd! One thing that has long fascinated me about Addams was that in order to keep Hull House afloat, she wrote pamphlets about social reform. So, writing kept Addams’ dream alive and she aided countless people. For more on Jane Addams, check out this post by Speaking Up | for all creators and innovators – September 6th: Jane Addams!.