How to raise chickens, cold sores, ponytail palms

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, January 23, 2019

snow white

I’m bright as an angel, and light as a feather,
But heavy and dark, when you squeeze me together.
Though candor and truth in my aspect I bear, Yet many poor creatures I help to insnare.
Though so much of Heaven appears in my make,
The foulest impressions I easily take.
My parent and I produce one another,
The mother the daughter, the daughter the mothe
r.
–Jonathan Swift, "On Snow" (1667–1745)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
23rd day of the year


Mariska Hargitay (actress) was born on this day in 1964.
Johnny Carson (comedian who dominated late-night television for 30 years as the host of The Tonight Show) died on this day in 2005.


 
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