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Ben Franklin's bifocals Sunday, May 24, 2009

Physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit - thermometer guy
[1686 - Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, physicist,
born in Gdansk, Poland]

Painter Emanuel Luetze
[1816 - Emanuel Leutze, painter, born in Gmund, Wurtemberg, Germany]

Inventor Samuel Morse
[1844 - Samuel F.B. Morse sends first coded telegraph message]

Brooklyn Bridge in 19th Century
[1883 - Brooklyn Bridge, linking Manhattan and Brooklyn, is opened]

Actress Lilli Palmer with Rex Harrison
[1914 - Lilli Palmer (Lillie Marie Peiser), actress, writer,
born in Posen, Prussia, Germany (now Poznan, Poland)]

USS Olympia moored in port
[1918 - Sailors from USS Olympia seize the port of Murmansk, Russia]

On Being Centered

Sometimes William feels so centered he is unable to move.
drop  anchor

William's Whimsical Words:

Didn't Copernicus put an end to this notion?

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