Friday, November 25, 2011

220 Years Ago Today -- Gilbert White -- The Naturalist's Journal, 1791

November 25.  Well rises very fast.

From:: The Essential Gilbert White of Selborne.  Boston.  David R. Godine, 1985.

Book illustration from Tacuinum Sanitatis,  14th century, Unknown Master.


  1. Thank you. Hope you had a peaceful and pleasant Thanksgiving. We did and today it's off to Manhattan for haircuts and other errands. Yesterday was a day for avoiding the news and it makes me want to repeat that today. Curtis