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]
Date: December 24th 2009
Predictably, a snowstorm has caused me a terrible delay in my winter getaway. I was supposed to leave Chicago for Raleigh last December 23rd, but was given another boarding pass for the next day. Well, better delayed than sorry!
December 24thMaret picked me up from the Raleigh airport which is very small! I realize how huge Chicago airports were. In the same day, we went grocer ... read more