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Ben Franklin's bifocals Triday, July 21, 2017

Manassas, Virginia - Site of Battle of Bull Run    Manassas, Virginia - Site of Battle of Bull Run
[1861 - The First Battle of Bull Run is fought outside of Manassas, Virginia]

Ernest Hemingway's high school graduation photo    Ernest Hemingway at work    Hemingway on his boat Pilar

Writer Ernest Hemingway    Ernest Hemingway's prize novel    Writer Ernest Hemingway    Writer Ernest Hemingway - His Nobel Prize
[1899 - Ernest Miller Hemingway, Pulitzer & Nobel Prize-winning writer, born in Oak Park, Illinois]

Marshall McLuhan    Media & Communications Guru Marshall McLuhan    Media Guru Marshall McLuhan
[1911 - (Herbert) Marshall McLuhan, professor, writer, born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada]

Violin Virtuoso Isaac Stern    Isaac Stern's Grave Marker    Violin Virtuoso Isaac Stern
[1920 - Isaac Stern, fiddler, concert violinist, violin virtuoso, born in Kreminiecz, Ukraine (then Russia)]

Comedian Don Knotts    Comedian Don Knotts    Don Knotts as Barney Fife    Actor Don Knotts
[1924 - Don (Jesse Donald) Knotts, comedian, Emmy Award-winning actor, born in Morgantown, West Virginia]

Actor Paul Burke    Actor Paul Burke    burke-paul5
[1926 - Paul Burke, actor, born in New Orleans, Louisiana]

VA seal
[1930 - Veterans Administration (VA) is established
(now Department of Veterans Affairs)]

Award-winning Actor Edward Herrmann    Award-winning Actor Edward Herrmann    Award-winning Actor Edward Herrmann    Award-winning Actor Edward Herrmann   Actor Edward Herrmann
[1943 - Edward Kirk Herrmann, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor, born in Washington, DC]

Comedian & Actor Robin Williams    Comedian & Actor Robin Williams    Comedian & Actor Robin Williams    Actor Robin Williams
[1951 - Robin Williams, Academy Award-winning actor, commedian, born in Chicago]

Egypt's Aswan High Dam - satellite image    Aswan High Dam Power Generation Station
[1970 - The Aswan High Dam across the Nile River in Egypt is completed]

Agnostic Bumper-sticker

Know God - No Surcease
Know Jesus - Know a Piece

William's Whimsical Words:

No one knows it all, although some know-it-alls claim to.

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