Tag: American Revolution

Is it Spring Yet?

The other day on Facebook, after a couple of gloriously warm weather days, I asked if it was safe to move my houseplants outside. I got a lot of “likes” and a lot of “laughs” but no real advice. It appeared that Spring had indeed arrived. But not to let us off the hook, Sunday …

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And they lived happily ever after

On this date in 1781 British General Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown effectively ending the American Revolutionary War thus creating the perfect nation that never, ever again had any troubles or disagreements. What? That’s not in your history book? I mean “more perfect union.” Right? Note that the phrase is “more perfect.” Not perfect. We needed …

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