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It’s Beatrix Potter’s Birthday!

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.

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“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