Mary Cassatt was born today too, in 1844. I love her paintings and loved filling my apartment with prints from her when my children were young, especially this one...
It's Enya's birthday! I especially adore her first album, actually, "The Celts," which I'm told was for a soundtrack. It seems especially magical. Somehow it really helped me through a difficult time decades ago. Ooo, here's a video where you can learn umm I think it's some Spanish, plus see cool castles:
Creators of beautiful entertainment were born today: Irving Berlin in 1888, and Martha Graham in 1894. Here's an amazing video, the first of a few, of her dancing to the music of Aaron Copland. How ever do they dance in those dresses?
1 Aragorn Is Crowned
AND Sam Marries Rose
3 Bing Crosby Birthday: Watch his shows/listen to his music.
4 Audrey Hepburn Birthday: Watch some of her movies.
10 Thrifty Day: Go to a thrift or vintage store if you need anything.
12 Dante Gabriel Rossetti Birthday: Enjoy his art.
AND Edward Lear Birthday: Read some of his writings.
17 Enya Birthday: Listen to her music.
18 Ferns Day
20 Margery Allingham Birthday: Read some of her writings.
24 Walter Moers Birthday: Read some of his writings.
25 Ralph Waldo Emerson Birthday: Read some of his writings.
AND National Wine Day: Have a fabulous one with dinner. Check into wine clubs if you don't have a great source locally.
26 Peggy Lee Birthday: Listen to her songs.