Last Words

People always have a fascination with the last words of celebrities, actors, and well-known people. When General John Sedgwick was sitting on his horse looking toward the Confederate Army he said, “They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distan…” He was killed by sharpshooter at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. You never know ifContinue reading “Last Words”

Providence? You Mean Rhode Island?

Providence, Rhode Island.  The capital of Rhode Island was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams, a reformed Baptist exile from Massachusetts Bay Colony.  In finding the beautiful land, he named it in honor of “God’s merciful providence”.  Which begs the question. What is this familiar but still yet foreign word?  Webster dictionary defines it asContinue reading “Providence? You Mean Rhode Island?”