From May 2019

Multiple Anniversaries at One Time

Today is Tom’s and my 38th wedding anniversary.  Hard to believe.  The years just fly by.  But, although my wedding anniversary is the most important anniversary today, I celebrate multiple anniversaries around the same time.  Five years ago, on April 22, we moved into the RV full-time.  Five years ago, on May 22, I started …

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Jumonville Glen: History of Fort Necessity

Today is the second lesson in the history of Fort Necessity National Battlefield:  Jumonville Glen. In January 1754, before George Washington returned from his mission, Virginia Governor Dinwiddie sent out a small force of Virginia soldiers to build a fort at the forks of the Ohio, modern-day Pittsburgh.  The stockade was barely finished when a …

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