Today is the birthday of Simms Taback (children’s book illustrator)

Tip: Learn the proper verb tenses of words. If you don’t know the past tense of “shine” (no, it’s not always shined—it could be shone, it depends on the usage), look it up.

Thought: “A writer…is someone who has found a process that will bring about new things.” – William Stafford

Teaser: You have been given the gift of an extra day in which to do what you want. What do you do?