On this day in 1815, Napoleon escaped from the island of Elba and began the second conquest of France - Bonaparte was a class apart, what? Fourteen years later, on this day, Levi Strauss saw the light of the day - the founder, not the jeans!
Two centuries and 15 years ago saw the birth of the man, who later went on to say in his Gettysburg address, “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”
How many more accidents involving school children will it take for people to wake up and say “enough is enough?”
Empty nest emptiness! But life must go on such is life! During the last fortnight, the young adults flew off to their respective nests.
A very Happy New Year to all of you!