Celebrating the 4th of July with Ben Franklin’s Wit & Wisdom

*** Ben Franklin. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Polymath. Author. Printer. Political theorist. Politician. Freemason, Postmaster. Inventor. Civic leader. Believer in education. For all those occupations and skills, I think he might be one of my favorite characters from all of history. And he seemed to be a real character–replete with […]

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I’d Like To Buy Ben Franklin A Drink

When I was a little girl, my mother bought me a book. It had a brown cover with yellow writing, and I read it over and over again, fascinated by the life of the man on which the book was based. He had grey hair, round spectacles, and a jolly look on his face. He […]

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