Seven score and nine years ago

I had a few moments in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago this evening–on the 149th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address–and so I made a modern-day pilgrimage to the Standing Lincoln statue nearby. Lincoln’s speech is nothing less than amazing, in terms of its forceful and determined statement of what the battle meant, and theContinue reading “Seven score and nine years ago”

My favorite Lincoln statue

I’ve always been amazed by Abraham Lincoln. He literally came from nowhere, and saved the country at its darkest hour. He righted the worst wrong, while giving us bits of wisdom and insight that will ring true forever. I have a Lincoln desk calendar in the office where I work, but since I can goContinue reading “My favorite Lincoln statue”