Posts Tagged ‘Smith’

Although we were a Navy family, and moved often when I was a kid, I consider Ledyard, Connecticut my home town. In school, in Boy Scouts, and in my spare time I learned about the history of Connecticut, and its founding. It still fascinates. My best friend Noel’s mom was a State Rep, and she […]


I love Lucy. Everyone does. Lucille Ball was an iconic staple of television for more than 3 decades, and a star of film and stage for decades before that. She was born August 6, 1911 in Jamestown, New York, but moved to Montana at the age of 3. She was awesome. She was my 9th […]


The most famous signature in the history of the world would have to be John Hancock’s flourish on the Declaration of Independence. John Hancock was born in Quincy, MA (which at the time was still part of Braintree), not 3 miles from where I sit tonight. He married into the Quincy clan, who were intermarried […]