Originally published June 28, 2018. Reformatted. Contemporary commentary in blue. Every American knows by heart how the Declaration of Independence begins. When in the Course of Human Events… I cannot recall what the circumstances were exactly six years ago, nor can I recall my state of mind, and I’m not inclined to go looking. But
Is this true? Did TJ really say this? What are your sources? Via Powerline: As Himmelfarb puts it: On his way to church one Sunday, Jefferson was met by a friend. “You going to church Mr. J. You do not believe a word in it.” “Sir [Jefferson replied], no nation has ever yet existed or
Mr. Big Food has no idea where he got this recipe. He thinks it’s one he’s had since the beginning of time. In any case, when he put it in the Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide, he added the remarks, “Said to have been a favorite of Thomas Jefferson . . .” So
To be honest, I never understood why seed catalogs referred to black-eyed peas as “cowpeas” until I skimmed through this fascinating crappy old book, The Leguminosae: A Source Book of Characteristics, Uses, and Nodulation (1981). If I’m reading this correctly, the black-eyed pea is one of three cultivated forms of cowpeas which are differentiated based
We ought not to die before we have explained ourselves to each other. Just wanted to put those fine words out there.Carry on.
I bought two more yesterday. $4.63 to the children; $0.32 to the state I love The Palmer Home Thrift Store where every penny I spend except those that go to the Sovereign State of Mississippi goes to The Palmer Home for Children in Columbus, Mississippi. I buy a lot of books there. Palmer Home for Children