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1775 John Hancock Wedding Announcement - Love Takes No Pause ... As All Hell Breaks Loose -

1775 John Hancock Wedding Announcement – Love Takes No Pause … As All Hell Breaks Loose –

On September the 4th of 1775, the New York Gazette newspaper carried the wedding announcement of John Hancock. John Hancock was the present President of the Continental Congress in 1775 – 1775 was a year of terrible events in America – Boston was burning with turmoil. … and delegates from the colonies were arriving for […]

Benjamin Franklin Wished He Was Born In Our Time

Benjamin Franklin Wished He Was Born In Our Time

Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter on May 31, 1788 to the Reverend John Lothrop of Boston. Franklin was very old at the time and was obviously longing to make more discoveries in science. “I have sometimes wished it had been my destiny to be born two or three centuries hence. For invention and improvement are […]

Making Up Benjamin Franklin Quotes - A Rare Rant

Making Up Benjamin Franklin Quotes – A Rare Rant

This is a touchy pet peeve of mine to the point of being a bete noire and plague to my senses! It seems every time I turn around, another misquote or fabricated quote is attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Jane Fonda didn’t ruin my Christmas cheer tonight with family. My mistake was to turn on the […]