J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Monday, December 18, 2006

Poor George

In the spirit of today's posting about George W. Bush and George Washington, but on a lighter note, here's a link to Poor George's Almanac, a page-a-day calendar created by Frank O'Dette. It juxtaposes the epigrams Benjamin Franklin borrowed for his Poor Richard's Almanack and other Franklin quotations with comments on the current administration.

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