I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
June 19, 2011
June 19: Settlers Leave Roanoke Island, 1586
This was the first colony on Roanoke Island, not the famous "Lost Colony."
And it all got started because Sir Walter Raleigh wanted to establish a home base for privateering operations.