#576 John L. Lewis’s House on Fire


This post is an update to #576 the John L. Lewis nativity.  Here we will be checking our rectification against a known mundane event. From the Sunday Wilkes Barre Gazette on June 4, 1949 the article is about a firebug trying to set John L. Lewis's home on fire. Since the Lewis family was out … Continue reading #576 John L. Lewis’s House on Fire

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Smokey reminds you about Forest Fires


¬†With all the fire raging out in California, it is odd that his birthday, August 9th, was so overlooked, but is it since the WaPo and SF Gate are now blaming him for them in what is the oddest turn of events yet.¬† Smokey was a U.S. Forest Service creation from Munich-born Albert Staehle a … Continue reading Smokey reminds you about Forest Fires