"The cow is of the bovine ilk
one end is moo, the other milk."
Ogden Nash, b. on the 19th of August, 1902,
when bumptious, earnest, energetic
Theodore Roosevelt was the President of the United
Mr. Nash is maybe my favorite poet.
When it comes to poems, I'm
fond of those that rhyme.
He shares a birthday w/ Orville Wright (1871)
& Bill Clinton (1946).
And allow me to point out that, were it not for
Wikipedia, I might not have known, nor be able to
share w/ the one or two individuals who will see
what I'm typing here, that on this day in 1848,
readers of the New York Herald, saw that gold was
discovered in California way back at the end of
And surprise lilies are popping up hereabouts. They
mean that summer is ending.