Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin, D.O. and the Big Dog all Flew Kites
It was 260 years ago today that Ben Franklin flew a kite during a lightning storm to prove that lightning was a discharge of electricity.  Why Franklin was flying the kite during a storm is still in question. This kite flying episode let me to thinking of the time when Dennis Oliver and I
Ben Franklin Gone
For a fleeting moment yesterday, as I was driving by 17th and Broadway in Quincy, I felt like most people felt back in 1790 when Ben Franklin died.  Sadness.. that Ben was gone.