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Franklin bifocals Thursday, December 10, 2009

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet statue    Deaf Educator Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
[1787 - Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, educator, preacher, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Poet Emily Dickinson
[1830 - Emily Dickinson, poet, born in Amherst,

Librarian Melvil Dewey
[1851 - Melvil Dewey, librarian, born in Adams Center, New York]

Enrico Caruso   Arturo Toscanini   Giacomo Puccini
[1910 - Tenor Enrico Caruso and conductor Arturo Toscanini perform world premiere of Puccini's
The Girl of the Golden West at the Metropolitan Opera]

Newscaster Chet Huntley    Chet Huntley
[1911 - Chet (Chester Robert) Huntley, Emmy Award-winning newscaster, born in Cardwell, Montana]

Composer Morton Gould
[1913 - Morton Gould, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer,
conductor, born in Richmond Hill, New York]

Producer John Henry Hammond
[1919 - John H. Hammond, producer, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer,
talent scout, born in Manhattan]

Actor Dan Blocker as Hoss Cartwright
[1928 - Dan Blocker, actor, born in De Kalb, Texas]

Actor Iwamatsu Mako    Mako's star
[1933 - Mako (Iwamatsu Makoto), actor, born in Kobe]

Dr. Ralph Bunche
[1950 - Dr. Ralph Bunche is first black man
to receive Nobel Peace Prize]

Singer Otis Redding
[1967 - Otis Redding and 4 Bar-Kays killed
in plane crash near Madison, Wisconsin]

Conversation with Madame Monet

Monet - Impression Sunrise
Now Claude, the camera has been around for quite some time now.
People expect to see that kind of precision and detail in their art.

Monet - Wheatstacks
For heaven's sake, Claude, can't you pick something more interesting than haystacks to paint?

Monet - Poplar Trees 1891
Well, I have to hand it to you, Claude. When you decided to paint trees,
you picked out just about the ugliest ones you could find.

Monet - Ruen Cathedral
If you have seen one cathedral, you have seen them all.

Monet - La Grenouillere
You are always off carousing with your riffraff artist friends.

Monet - Waterlily Pond
I think you may finally be on to something with the water lilies, but there are too many of them and the colors are all wrong.

Monet - Lady with Parasal
You are so absorbed in your work. You never think about me or the family.

William's Whimsical Words:

No one in your family appreciates your art.

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