Tag: America

Prettiest Lady at the Dance

She was born on the fourth of July 1776 but not christened until the twenty-first of June 1788.  She was the world’s first Constitutional Republic and while she was the prettiest girl at the dance, her survival was anything but certain. She nearly died an infant’s death during the...

On Veterans Day

Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day as it was the end of World War One: on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. When World War I, named the “war to end all wars”, didn’t live up to its nickname, the holiday was renamed....