February, 2013

Lincoln’s Birthday

Lincoln’s Birthday

Today is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. On February 12, 1809, the rail-splitter who would go on to become the greatest American president and oversee the greatest American tragedy made his way into the world in the humblest of beginnings. Time often makes the man; rare is the man who makes the time. “How hard,” a young Lincoln lamented to a friend, “oh how hard it is to die...

Read More