Bullets, Baseball, Piggly Wiggly, and a King in a Tree …

On this day in history. September 6 has quite a bit of history. - Cal Ripken breaks the record for consecutive games played. 1995 - President McKinley was shot. 1901 - Magellan’s expedition to circumnavigate the globe is fulfilled. 1522 - Benedict Arnold orders the burning of New London, CT - a storage depot of … Continue reading Bullets, Baseball, Piggly Wiggly, and a King in a Tree …

This Day in History … Our Declaration … Not Just Any Piece of Paper

A bit long for a blog post ... but it is too important to never have been read by every American. Italics, bold, and underlining are all me. In Congress, July 4, 1776, THE UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF THE THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one … Continue reading This Day in History … Our Declaration … Not Just Any Piece of Paper

A Preacher, A Revolutionary, An Educator … An American

He was the only active preacher at the 2d Continental Congress. Born in Scotland, trained at the best schools, wooed to America, served as a Presbyterian pastor in New Jersey, and the became the president of the College of New Jersey - which would become Princeton University. He was an outstanding orator that was first … Continue reading A Preacher, A Revolutionary, An Educator … An American