Philadelphia Historic District THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that […]
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
And for the support of this Declaration with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our Fortunes and our Honors/ The Signers of the Declaration of Independence
"All men are created equally free and independent, and have certain inherent natural rights..among which are the enjoyment of life, liberty with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety ." -George Mason
In front of me, I have two large travel brochures on the USA and an old map from the 1980s. My husband and I can spend about three to four weeks in June and July. We have family in Fairfax Virginia to visit as well as our lovely blogging friend Paula Pederson who will be in Maine. That’s the two […]
Few remember George Whitfield (1714-1770) but the expression “One Nation Under God” is his quote as he, as a young British preacher and missionary travelled from England to America in the 1740s. At the time sea travel across the Atlantic ocean was a long and dangerous trip in small boats. He wished to unite the new colonies and a huge […]