The deeds of Rudolph, Tundra-Wanderer, by Philip Chapman-Bell.
Þa in Cristesmæsseæfne stormigum clommum,
Halga Claus þæt gemunde to him maðelode:
Five songs to mark the centenary of Billy Strayhorn.
In honor of the opening of Washington Dulles International Airport 52 years ago: a stunning gallery of images of the Eero Saarinen-designed airport under construction, photographed by Balthazar Korab, and donated to the Library of Congress.
Happy 50th anniversary to the Urban Mass Transportation Act, in short, the legislation that made Metro (and transit projects across the country) happen. Martin Di Caro interviews Therese McMillan of the Federal Transit Administration.
Happy 100th to the homely, historic Hotel Harrington. These days I pass by the edifice on my walk from the subway.
Happy sixth, Shorpy!
Birthday greetings to Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951), courtesy of the Writer’s Almanac.
Bonne anniversaire, Doris Eileen.
Becky Hogge celebrates a double Bloomsday: not only is it the anniversary of James Joyce’s first, um, date with Nora Barnacle, but also this is the first year in which the text of Ulysses resides in the public domain—at least in the EU.