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 3, 2011
June 3: The Midnight Ride of Jack Jouett, 1781
Jack Jouett was the Paul Revere of the South. He rode to Monticello to warn Jefferson the British were coming.
And the British might have caught him if they hadn't stopped for breakfast.