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John Rogers was born in 1500 and educated at Cambridge University to become a rector with the church of England. He wanted to translate the Bible into English so that the common man could read the word of God.
The English royalty forbade this, so John moved to Germany and assumed the name of Thomas Matthew to escape Read More
Lucy and I are leaving the Claiborne on Wednesday for the Rogers Reunion.
I decided for this almost 89-year-old guy that it would not be prudent to drive the 350 mile trip to Conyers in one day. We will drive to Birmingham and have dinner there with our friend Sheldon Webster. (more…)
“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
Fifty-six brave men signed their names to the Declaration of Independence, mutually pledging to each other their lives, their (more…)
I left the Clayburn in Starkville, Mississippi and headed toward Atlanta to have a Father’s Day visit with Bradford. The mimosa trees were blooming in (more…)
A boy and his dog. A simple phrase that conjures Norman Rockwell paintings of The Good Old Days.
A boy throwing a stick and his dog fetching it. A boy teaching his dog to shake hands. A boy and his dog asleep huddled together on the back seat of a car on a long trip.
Bradford and I were taking a walk out in the county near Gainesville. By chance we met a farmer (more…)