July 8:  Credo Day

On this day in 1941, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (1874-1960) gave a radio speech in which he presented ten principles that, according to him, “point the way to usefulness and happiness in life, to courage and peace in death.”   Rockefeller was the only son of oil baron John D. Rockefeller.  Unlike his father, he […]

Word Days Preview and Planner for September

September 1:  Author Perseverance Day -After his novel is rejected 121 times, Robert M. Pirsing’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is finally accepted for publication. What’s your favorite book?  What makes it such a special book? Tags:  authors, books   September 2:  Presidential Proverb Day -Theodore Roosevelt delivers his famous line about speaking […]