Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)

Catherine de Medici issued the Edict of Saint-Germain today (1562). Also, James Cook sailed below the Antarctic Circle (1773), Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard premiered (1904), Popeye the Sailor Man debuted (1929), and the Great Brinks Robbery occurred (1950). And today is 2011’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Good morning! ::hugggggs::