what matters most is how well you walk through the fire
August 16, 1920: Before he was able to make a living as a writer, Charles Bukowski worked in the post office as a clerk—a job that fueled both his writing and his despair. Bukowski was born in Germany, 93 years ago today.
I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.
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.