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Ben Franklin's bifocals Sunday, August 10, 2008

Ecuador flag
[1809 - Ecuador declares independence from Spain]

Smithsonian Castle
[1846 - Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., established by Congress]

President Herbert Hoover    31st President Herbert Hoover
[1874 - Herbert Clark Hoover, 31st President, born in West Branch, Iowa]

Academy Award-winning Actress Norma Shearer
[1900 - Norma Shearer, Academy Award-winning actress, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada]

Guitar Maker Leo Fender
[1909 - Leo (Clarence Leonidas) Fender, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar inventor, born in Anaheim, California]

Actor Jeff Corey
[1914 - Jeff Corey (Arthur Zwerling), actor, teacher, born in Brooklyn]

Dream On

Some chase their dreams for a lifetime. Others are unlucky enough to realize them.

William's Whimsical Words:

Take care what you wish for.

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