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Meditation at Lagunitas Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Hass learned Polish in order to translate the poems of his neighbor, the Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz. The two were both professors at the University of California at Berkeley. (Source)

Robert Hass is a "genius!" Or, at least, he was awarded one of the MacArthur Foundation’s annual "Genius" Awards. (Source)

In 1995, Hass joined the ranks of such famous poets as Robert Frost and Elizabeth Bishop to serve as Poet Laureate of the United States. (Source)

It’s blackberry-pickin’ time! These tasty fruits are ripest in June and July. (Source)

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