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Karen Blixen was born in Rungstedlund, Denmark, on April 17, 1885.
* She was the daughter of Wilhelm Dinesen, a Danish author, and Ingeborg Westenholz, a Danish baroness.
* In 1914, she married Bror von Blixen-Finecke, a Swedish baron.
* The couple moved to Kenya, where they established a coffee plantation.
* The plantation was not successful, and the couple divorced in 1925.
* Blixen returned to Denmark, where she began writing under the pen name Isak Dinesen.
* She published several collections of short stories, including Seven Gothic Tales and Out of Africa.
* Out of Africa was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film in 1985.
* Blixen died in Rungstedlund on September 7, 1962.

When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.

Karen Blixen

God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.

Karen Blixen

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