Happy Thursday everyone! Here’s your quote of the day…

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We are stardust, we are golden and we’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden.

Joni Mitchell

November 7, 1943: Happy 70th birthday, Joni Mitchell! The Canadian singer songwriter had polio as a child—the illness weakened her left hand, which made many traditional guitar fingerings difficult to execute. It led Mitchell to develop her own signature tunings.

Quote of the Day!

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I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.

Julia Child

August 15, 1912: It was a meal of oysters and sole meunière (and fine wine!) in Rouen that sparked writer and chef Julia Child’s love of food. She was born in California, 101 years ago today.

Quote of the Day!

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He made me think of all the books I hadn’t read, and all the ones I’d read but hadn’t fully understood.

Tom Perrotta

August 13, 1961: Happy birthday, Tom Perrotta! The novelist couldn’t get his book, Election, published until it was made into an Oscar-winning film. He turns 52 today.