Today’s header photo is from me.
Math is hard. It’s even harder when your kitten keeps trying to steal your pencil. 🙂
This one is from Chas. 🙂
On this day in 1629 a Royal charter was granted to the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
In 1743 first American town meeting was held at Boston’s Faneuil Hall.
In 1794 Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin.
In 1900 U.S. currency went on the gold standard with the ratification of the Gold Standard Act.
And in 1964 a Dallas jury found Jack Ruby guilty of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald.
Quotes of the Day
“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.”
“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”
That last quote is the perfect lead in for this one, because it’s Johann Strauss’ birthday. 🙂
Today is also Kim Boyce’s birthday. Here she is with some friends, doing a very fitting song for the season.
And it’s Kristian Bush’s of Sugarland too.