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2011-01-09
Rant: Calendars

Most calendars made in the US use five lines for dates. Most months run 30-31 days. That works fine when the month begins on a Sunday through Thursday. But when a month begins on a Friday or a Saturday, as this month does, American calendars do something that I can only describe as brain-dead: they […]

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Ronald Bruce Meyer

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May 25: W.P. Kinsella (1935)

W.P. Kinsella (1935) It was on this date, May 25, 1935, that Canadian novelist W.P. Kinsella was born William Patrick Kinsella in Edmonton, Alberta. A writer of baseball fiction, Kinsella's bestselling 1982 novel, Shoeless Joe, was made into the very successful 1989 motion picture Field of Dreams, starring Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones. Kinsella […]



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