A daily record of gratitude; from quilting to photography to a mix of technology, books, movies and the musings of life!

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Since January 1, 2012, my goal is to write a daily sentence or two (or paragraph or two) about gratitude of the day and to include one photo (at least) that I took that day (but will add others from time to time). It has definitely been a challenge most days throughout the past eight years, and welcomed the challenge again this year - 2020 - Covid and all. I hope you will continue the ride with me!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

150 Years Ago....

150 years ago tonight, President Abe Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, were at Ford's Theatre in DC to see the play: " Our American Cousin". Abe really did not want to go, but did not want to disappoint his wife (like a lot of husbands), and reluctantly went, even arriving late much to Mary's chagrin. A broken chain of events began when Lincoln's body guard (policeman) left his post for a local bar, and then that paved the way for John Wilkes Booth to "sharpen" his resolve to take that fatal shot, killing Lincoln, and changing our country forever. 

Our 16th President, one of the greatest presidents who ever held that office; may his words still radiate and continue in our world today pushing all Americans to "be as happy as you make your minds up to be!"

B Soleille!

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