The power stayed on; that was something. There are plenty of times when it didn’t.
So here we are, in the final week of the annual orgy of spending money we don’t have on things that aren’t needed and often aren’t wanted by the people who receive them.
Until a couple of weeks ago I had never heard of Worcester, Massachusetts Fire Lt. Jason Menard. There’s a good chance that you’ve never heard of him at all.
One of the most fascinating stories of the last decade, to me, is the discovery and identification of the remains of Richard III, the last Yorkist king of England.
"Among the first settlers of Athens County were many who had served in the Revolutionary War… Scarcely a cemetery is there which does not contain one or more graves of men who helped the young nation in securing its independence."