August 12th, 2005

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a fine time to pick beans and shuck corn

"Wednesday. Sun shone for a few hours. Enough to dry up so we could pick peas and beans. 3 pails of beans and 4 of peas. Old Home Picnic at Springside"--from the diary of Annabelle Johnson, August 12, 1959, Upper Stewiake, Nova Scotia.

"A true portrait should today, and one hundred years from today, be the Testimony of how this person looked and what kind of human being he was"--Phillipe Halsman

August 12, 1959--publication date of Dr. Seuss' book, "Happy Birthday to You".

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