Its his birthday today! Thomas Jefferson, our 3rd president born May 13, 1743. At age 33, he was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, 1776. Jefferson supported the creation of the United States Military Academy at West Point that opened July 4, 1802.
I find word origin and meaning very interesting.... What's the meaning behind the word "Fido"? I know we use it today as a catch all name for a dog, but....according to CASSELL'S DICTIONARY OF word histories, Fido comes from the Latin meaning, I TRUST. :)
George Washington, Samuel Adams and Benjamin Franklin all had Newfoundland as their canine companions.
Hello everyone! I am brand new at the BLOG thing...suggestions on how to's and don't do's would be appreciated. I have two catagories: "Early American Trivia "- focusing on events and facts of our history up to 1750, and "How Service Dogs Help Veterans" - those of you who want to share your Service Dog stories and tell us how wonderful they are, please blog away!