“Island of Despair”

September 30th is a famous date in world literature; Robinson Crusoe was shipwrecked in 1659.This is from his journal, Chapter 5: “SEPTEMBER 30, 1659. – I, poor miserable Robinson Crusoe, being shipwrecked during a dreadful storm in the offing, came on shore on this dismal, unfortunate island, which I called “The Island of Despair”; all the rest of the ship’s company being drowned, and myself almost dead.”-Daniel Defoe, British Author

Hopefully, all of us will have a better September 30th…most of us…but I have a friend who just emailed me that her significant other was driving home in the middle of the night and he had a massive heart attack and he died. My friend is surely now on “The Island of Despair.”

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