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Ben Franklin's bifocals Friday, August 15, 2008

Writer & Poet Sir Walter Scott
[1771 - Sir Walter Scott, writer, poet, born in Edinburgh, Scotland]

Actress Ethel Barrymore
[1879 - Ethel Barrymore (Ethel Mae Blythe), Academy Award-winning actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Pulitzer Writer Edna Ferber
[1885 - Edna Ferber, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, born in Kalamazoo, Michigan]

[1901 - Ned Washington, Academy Award-winning lyricist, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania]

Master Puppeteer Bil Baird  Bil Baird mugging with one of his creations
[1904 - Bil (William Britton) Baird, puppeteer, born in Grand Island, Nebraska]

Master Chef Julia Child and Friend
[1912 - Julia Child, master chef, born in Pasadena, California]

Actress Wendy Hiller
[1912 - Dame Wendy Hiller, Academy Award-winning actress, born in Cheshire, England]

Panama Canal - aerial view of Gatun Locks
[1914 - Panama Canal is opened]

Jazz great Oscar Peterson
[1925 - Oscar Peterson, jazz pianist, composer, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada]

Last photo of Will Rogers & Wiley Post
[1935 - Will Rogers & Wiley Post are killed in a plane crash near Point Barrow, Alaska]


He was my mentor
The example of his life
He still teaches me

Howard Berman a.k.a. Roshi Hogen

William's Whimsical Words:

Fair winds and following seas, shipmate.

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