Corn Moon, harvesting corn, cornbread

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

corn harvest

Through sunny days and yellow weeks,
With clouds that melt in tears,
The glory of the harvest speaks
In all the silken ears
.
–J. Hazard Hartzell (1830–90)

 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
249th day of the year


Jane Curtin (actress) was born on this day in 1947.
Luciano Pavarotti (opera singer) died on this day in 2007.


 

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