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.
October 11, 2011
October 11: Parson Weems Born, 1759
Parson Weems is chiefly notable for his biography of George Washington. He had no problem with combining factual information with stories that "should have been true."