Tag: Bastille Day

Viva la France

Today is Bastille Day, or French National Day, which commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. I don’t normally observe Bastille Day, my French Hugenot relatives having left in the late 1600s before settling just a little west of here on the James River. I …

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Thursday Morning Roundup: Happy Bastille Day

Read this, even if you’re not French.