The first permanent settlement in North America was the city of Jamestown, in modern-day Virginia.
The London Company was a joint stock company established and pretty much owned by King James I. 327 more words
When I was growing up, I was quite blessed that my family undertook long vacations each summer from our homes in Texas, Tennessee, or Kansas. Many of these holiday trips had as their final destination the home of a relative, most of whom lived on either the Atlantic Seaboard or out west in California. 11,182 more words
Lying in my hospital bed after two heart attacks in a week, I thought of a blog post I wrote years ago. 373 more words