Friday, February 11, 2011
So: four days since I posted anything - lo! And yet the sun, he still rose this morning, peeked over the edge of the eastern horizon and thanks be to goodness it did and that it looks to be warming up hereabouts. About time, too. Not nearly so chilly it was, but it was raining in Springfield, Illinois, on this day 150 years ago when Lawyer Lincoln, newly elected President of the rapidly disuniting States, and his family left there for Washington, D.C.