Posts Tagged ‘Stout’

Abraham Lincoln¬†was the 16th President of the United States of America. He was famously born on February 12, 1809 in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky. He saw military service during the Black Hawk War as a captain in the Illinois Militia, where he served for about 3 […]


John Christopher “Johnny” Depp II was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on June 9, 1963. 21 Jump Street was my introduction to him as an actor. His portrayal of Edward Scissorhands cemented him as a great actor who could force emotion and empathy from me while playing completely off-center characters. Captain Jack Sparrow (from the movie […]


Alice Cooper was born Vincent Damon Furnier in Detriot, Michigan on February 4, 1948. His in-your-face costume and makeup drew my friends and I during the 1970s, but his music has kept our interest for all these years. School’s Out was the first big hit we heard, but Welcome to My Nightmare was a great […]


Penelope van Princis was born to Baron van Princis in Amsterdam, Holland in 1622. She married John Kent in 1640, and they set sail for the new world in 1642, bound for New Amsterdam (New York). Within a few miles of New Amsterdam, they were shipwrecked during a storm, running aground on what today is […]