White Christmas on the Horizon (Penny) December 19th 2009 Winter has arrived ... good and proper. Temps hit minus 16 degrees yesterday, Dave's given up his all-weather allegiance to the t-shirt, and a crunchy blanket of kosher-salted snow now paves the streets. We're due for a white Christmas!
In true American style, stockings have been hung over the fireplace with care and our Christmas lights shine like a beacon down the snowy street. The cats have ... read more
North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more