Tag Archives: Columbus

Thought For the Day: Imagination Brought Mankind From the Dark Ages To the Present State of Civilization

“Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.” – L. Frank Baum The points about Columbus and Franklin are technically wrong, while the … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – True

As a concerned father, I am concerned with what’s true About a brave and noble navigator in the year 1492 Despite lies propagated to spread Leftist drivel about greed The search for gold was motivated by a different need The … Continue reading

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Best Wishes Toward All On Columbus Day!!

A little poem about today that will include that what Columbus did in 1942 should indeed be commemorated by me and you…regardless of the subsequent history… So really best wishes on this Columbus Day from Tiggy and I to you … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Letter of Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery

“I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His … Continue reading

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