Scene from the HBO mini-series John Adams. The Continental Congress approves a Declaration for independence from Great Britain.
I do enjoy the fourth of July. Last year I celebrated Independence Day a little before the 4th. After paying homage to John Adams, a hat tip to one of my college professors, I find remembering how truly wonderful the Declaration of Independence inescapable. Not so much because of its importance during the revolution, but becauseContinue reading “Happy Independence Day!!!”
It’s that time of year. Fireworks are erupting overhead as Americans celebrate Independence Day. I must confess it is rather special to be spending this years July 4th in one of the thirteen original colonies (Georgia). Two days ago, on July 2nd, I walked past the Savannah Court House where the first “Liberty Pole” inContinue reading “Happy Two Days After Independence Day!!!!”