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.
July 25, 2011
July 25: Death of Joaquin Murrieta, 1853
Joaquin, so the legend goes, became a bandit when his wife was raped and his brother killed, by marauding Americans. What's the real truth about 19th century bandit Joaquin Murrieta?