“We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives… not looking for flaws, but for potential.”
– Ellen Goodman
January is National Blood Donor Month.
On January 1st, 1818, Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus was published, anonymously, in London. 500 copies were made.
On January 15th, 1863, Woodpulp paper was first used in the US for a printed newspaper by the Boston Morning Herald of Boston.
Flower of the Month: Carnation.
Zodiac Signs: Capricorn, Aquarius.
Also in January
JAN 1 New Year’s Day
JAN 14 Orthodox New Year
JAN 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Wishing you a better year than the last!
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