Happy 300th, Ben
Not to take anything away from Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday is today, but I wanted to give you all a heads-up. Tomorrow Benjamin Franklin turns a venerable 300, and it's gonna be big. If you're planning to go out, get reservations - the whole town will be partying.
The only Founder who signed not only the Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Paris that ended the War for Independence and the Constitution of the United States, Ben was a notable diplomat. But I love him for his inventions.
And here's a latter-day namesake:
Little Bitty Ben