Fathers Day Gifts: NeckTie Edition

June 14, 2010

Father’s Day is fast approaching. Stuck on something to get dear old Dad? If you’re looking for something that will sit in the back of his sock drawer for the next decade unused, we have just the thing!

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Which is your favorite Founding Father author?

February 21, 2009

The 8th Top Event of the Past Millenium

December 24, 2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chadh-flickr/Time magazine listed its Top 100 events and people between the years 1000-1999 A.D. and guess who scored in the Top 10! Twice!

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The Declaration of Independence Unplugged Pt. I

November 12, 2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ncindc/After drafting his version of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson sought out feedback from, among others, Benjamin Franklin. Jefferson was a tactician, and probably realizing his original draft would not be universally accepted as is (as the Founding Fathers were not known to agree on a whole lot of topics), I think he conceded the fewest changes in order to get the heart of his document across.

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The United States Declaration of Independence

November 10, 2008

declarationFor the full text, see below.

For an ‘antique” looking replica, go here.

To see the originals, go here. Read the rest of this entry »

TJ on YouTube

October 4, 2008

Found of couple of recent clips on YouTube that looked interesting. Have a look:

A walk around Monticello
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TJ Speaks!

August 30, 2008

Here are a couple of fun clips I found.

First, an animated Jefferson speaks…

Next, a talking TJ action figure…that doesn’t blink…

And finally, a one man play about TJ…

Of the 3, I liked the doll the best its JD Sutton by a landslide (though the doll was still kind of cool). Was I the only one that found the 1st one a little creepy?? (maybe it was the voice…)