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Quote of the Week

At two hours after midnight appeared the land, at a distance of 2 leagues.

Christopher Columbus
Italian-born Navigator and Explorer
1451- 1506
Journal of the First Voyage, October 12, 1492

This year, Columbus Day is celebrated on Monday, October 8.

Quote of the Week

…there is a harmony
In autumn, and a lustre in its sky,
Which through the summer is not heard or seen…

Percy Bysshe Shelley
English Romantic poet
1792-1822
From “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty”

Tomorrow, September 22, marks the first day of autumn.