Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Who is telling the story?

  On this date in 1620, Pilgrims set sail from England on the Mayflower. Virginia settlers, having already celebrated the real first Thanksgiving at Berkeley Plantation in 1619, watched the events unfold on CNN. Of course, not many people know about the Thanksgiving at Berkeley. On a side note, a couple of years ago I …

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Does it count?

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln Our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, was born on this day in 1809. He died from a gunshot wound on April 15, 1865, just days after Generals Lee and Grant met at Appomattox. No …

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