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Ben Franklin's bifocals Sunday, June 7, 2009

Paul Gauguin - Sef-portrait   Paul Gauguin - His work: Two Tahitian Women
[1848 - Paul Gauguin [Eugene Henri], post-impressionist painter, born in Paris]

Scientist Robert Mulliken
[1896 - Robert Mulliken, chemist, Nobel physicist,
born in Newburyport, Massachusetts]

Pediatrician Virginia Apgar
[1909 - Virginia Apgar, physician,
born in Westfield, New Jersey]

Actress Jessica Tandy - Driving Miss Daisy
[1909 - Jessica Tandy, Academy Award-
winning actress, born in London]

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks
[1917 - Gwendolyn Brooks, Pulitzer Prize-
winning poet, born in Topeka, Kansas]

Singer Dean Martin
[1917 - Dean Martin (Dino Paul Crocetti), singer,
actor, comedian, born in Steubenville, Ohio]

Actress Dolores Gray
[1924 - Dolores Gray (Stein), actress,
born in Chicago]

Whirlaway in 1941
[1941 - Whirlaway wins the Belmont Stakes & racing's triple crown]

USS Yorktown sinking near Midway
[1942 - USS Yorktown sinks near Midway Island]

When I Grow Up

What will little William be,
When reaches his maturity?
Kind Sir, it mayhap be absurd,
Grandpa Moses of the written word.

To give his career a needed boost,
Trains he to Master the mot juste.
Should you care about poorwilliam,
Than prithee The Force is with him.

Master Yoda writer at writing desk

William's Whimsical Words:

It was a dark and stormy night . . .

Snoopy writing

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