Power of vinegar, curing pumpkins, soups

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 27, 2017

shells and sand

Little drops of water,
Little grains of sand,
Make the mighty ocean
And the pleasant land.
So the little moments,
Humble though they be,
Make the mighty ages
Of Eternity
.
–Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney (1823–1908)

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
270th day of the year


Shaun Cassidy (singer) was born on this day in 1958.
William Safire (political columnist, language maven) died on this day in 2009.


 

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