Daily Archives: March 23, 2012

Quotatio of the Day: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) On Grief


Man sheds his grief as his skin sheds rain.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) Discuss

Today’s Birthday: Margaret of Anjou (1430)


Margaret of Anjou (1430)

Margaret was queen consort of King Henry VI of England and ruled during her husband’s frequent bouts of mental illness. With the king insane and childless, Richard, duke of York, was poised to inherit the throne. However, in 1453, Margaret gave birth to a son. The convoluted struggle over who would be king resulted in the War of the Roses, which, by 1471, had left most of those involved dead—except for Margaret. In May of that year, she led an army at the battle of Tewkesbury. Who won? More… Discuss

101 Clouded


101 Clouded

101 Clouded

Out for a walk


Out for a walk

Out for a walk

fly one, fly all: Pelicans


fly one, fly all: Pelicans

fly one, fly all: Pelicans

Pelican


Pelican

Pelican

Pelicans


pelicans

pelicans