MacKenzie Phillips (actress) was born on this day in 1959. Miriam Makeba (singer, referred to as Mama Africa) died on this day in 2008.
Discover Asian Pears
Growing Asian Pears: Easy and Exotic
I was first turned on to growing Asian pears by a friend of ours who grew a wide range of uncommon fruit. A member of the North American Fruit Explorers, he had a yard that was full of berries, apples, plums, pears, apricots, kiwi, persimmons, peaches, and more but he said that the Asian pears were by far his favorites.