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Robert B. Thomas   Farmers Almanack
[1766 - Robert Bailey Thomas, journalist, editor, born in Grafton, Massachusetts]

Library of Congress Building
[1800 - The Library of Congress is established by President John Adams]

Admiral David Farragut
[1862 - Battle of New Orleans, a Union
victory under Admiral David Farragut]

Painter Willem de Kooning seated    Willem de Kooning - Woman and bicycle    Willem de Kooning - sculpture    Artist Willem de Kooning

Artist Willem de Kooning    Willem de Kooning
[1904 - Willem de Kooning, painter, sculptor, born in Rotterdam,The Netherlands]

Writer Robert Penn Warren    Poet Robert Penn Warren    Writer Robert Penn Warren
[1905 - Robert Penn Warren, USA's first poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, born in Guthrie, Kentucky]

Director William Castle    William Castle    Director William Castle
[1914 - William Castle (Schloss), director, producer, actor, born in New York City]

Actress Jill Ireland    Actress Jill Ireland    Actress Jill Ireland
[1936 - Jill Dorothy Ireland, actress, born in London]

Diplomat Richard Holbrooke    Diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke    Banker Richard C. Holbrooke    Diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke
[1941 - Richard C. Holbrooke, diplomat, editor, author, banker, born in New York City]

Kill Haiku

Too rigid a form.
It must change, grow, and adapt.
Otherwise, it dies.

monk with candle

William's Whimsical Words:

Growth and adaptability are characteristics of sentient life.

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