Ben Franklin and Rhubarb
July 8, 2023
When I think of July fourth, several things come to mind; first and foremost is Independence Day. I can only imagine the courage it took to sign a document telling the king your intention to separate from his rule. I'll bet it was a tense day for everyone in the palace when King George III received that Dear John letter.
Five men drafted the document: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Robert Livingston, Roger Sherman, and Benjamin Franklin. Although, I have no idea how Ben Franklin found time to help write our nation's most important document. Ben was a busy man. In addition to helping draft t...