How did I not know that Beatrix and I shared a birthday? She was quite before her time. I can not claim anything like that, and my skill with art is quite pedestrian. Oh well. We’re both writers!
Click the link below to learn a bit more about this amazing woman via Maria Popova’s post.
“Imagination is the precursor to policy, the precondition to action. Imagination, like wonder, allows us to value something.”
Source: Beatrix Potter, Mycologist: The Beloved Children’s Book Author’s Little-Known Scientific Studies and Illustrations of Mushrooms – Brain Pickings
Reblogged this on ckbooksblog and commented:
I share a birthday with Beatrix Potter!
A lovely post. I love Beatrix Potter.
I do too 🙂 She was quite the woman – definitely ahead of her time.