JWDailies 05-20-2021

Song of the day: “Tonight the Streets are Ours” by Richard Hawley. Poem of the day: “Muted Music” by Robert Penn Warren. Fact of the day: The good news is that there are 50 billion wild birds in the world today. The sad news is that 10 percent of species are down to 5,000 individuals … Read more

JWDailies 05-14-2021

Song of the day: “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin. (See Learned link below.) Poem of the day: “Atlas” by Fady Joudah. Along with his explanation of this evocative yet disquieting poem. Fact of the day: The WHO confirms it. The global coronavirus pandemic was entirely preventable. Plans were in place. Political leaders chose to … Read more

JWDailies 03-27-2021

Song of the day: “I Remember Clifford (live European Concert version)” by the Modern Jazz Quartet. Poem of the day: “This Much I Do Remember” by Billy Collins. Fact of the day: The puppy boom during the quarantine year of 2020 was good … and bad. Learned one thing today: Lost to the headlines is … Read more