Welcome to St. Patrick's Day weekend, March 17-18, 2018. Birthdays this weekend include John Updike, Wilfred Owen, William Gibson, and Franz Wright. The first St. Patrick's Day parade took place today in 1762 in New York City. "St. Patrick's Day"
Today is Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. It's the birthday of writers Alice Walker and J. M. Coetzee. It's also the birthday of poet Amy Lowell and playwright Brendan Behan. Just a quick ask before we begin. This blog relies on