"It is not easy to be a pioneer - but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world."
Elizabeth Blackwell, remarkable, deeply, totally admirable Eliz. Blackwell, who earned her M.D., the FIRST woman in the "modern" world to do so, on this day in 1849. AND, you may wish to know that
1. we had awfully unseasonable thunder, lightning, and HAIL here in Independence last night
2. I've only got 5 dwgs to go on the book I'm working on
3. today is National Pie Day As Irving Berlin once wrote, "let's have another cup of coffee; let's have another piece of pie!"
Cut a thick slice and savor every bite, for the love of pie and in honor of the indomitable Dr. Blackwell.