FDR and his dog Fala statues - FDR Memorial in Washington DC

US Presidential Facts – Presidential Dogs

Man’s best friend also appears to be the President’s best friend. See some of the names and breeds of dogs of some of our Presidents. Do you know which President named his dog Veto? How about Fido?

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My grandson, Noah, during his first week

Calvin Coolidge – Son’s Death

“And the elders of his house arose, and went to him, to raise him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.” II Samuel 12:17 KJV

She even did the unwomanly thing and let me keep the toilet seat up in the downstairs bathroom. These two sons loved to play tennis at the White House. Instead of being the hands on commander that got him there, he decided to become a stay-in-the-castle type king.

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Presidential Feathers (Jackson-Van Buren-WH Harrison) - Ripleys in Williamsburg, VA

Vice Presidential Facts – Presidents who were once a Vice President

Which President’s became President because they were the Vice President when the President died in office? Which Vice Presidents were elected President without being elevated to that position by the death of a President? Who is the only Vice President to be elected and serve out two terms as President?

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Calvin Coolidge - Madame Tussauds - Washington DC

Calvin Coolidge – Boston Police Strike

“And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.” Genesis 25:2 KJV

They only knew there was no such thing as defeat. Keturah was a somewhat unique concubine. God does hear our cries and he does answer our prayers.

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Berkeley Plantation Pamphlet - William Henry Harrison's Birthplace

William Henry Harrison – His Birthplace Berkeley Plantation

“And the whole city was filled with confusion: and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul’s companions in travel, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.” Acts 19:29 KJV

One of my most favorite people is someone who is also one of the most popular people I know. Oh, did I mention that what Demetrius’ best-selling item happened to be? Berkeley Plantation was purchased by a family that liked to name their first sons Benjamin, in 1691.

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Watergate Complex in the snow - Washington DC

Richard Nixon – Farewell Speech

“And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.” Genesis 2:20 KJV

Most were probably trying to escape some other pain, whether physical or emotional, and an unintended side effect of that process was the creation for which they are known. The pain is still very much still there, but its touch cannot be felt, or at the very least it was blunted a little bit. I’m sure he would have done things a lot different, hopefully more ethically, if he would have just applied the blessings from the lessons his parents taught him.

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LBJ Grave - LBJ Ranch, Texas

US Presidential Facts – List of day of the month which most Presidents died

The world is full of unlucky numbers. On which day of the month did most of the Presidents die? Are there any days of the months that no Presidents have died on?

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Sign marking the grave at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson – Dying on the same day

“And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?” John 11:26 KJV

I ponder the route I must travel, one which I have never traveled before. Although the sunlight glared where he stood, inside the cave was very dark and spooky. He would write to tell his friend of the wonderful time he had with his grandson.

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King (Andrew) Jackson Cartoon - Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

US Presidential Funny or Strange Nicknames – Some Funny Nicknames of Presidents Washington through Tyler

Strange or Funny Nicknames of Presidents: Washington through Tyler (Our first ten Presidents)

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Lincoln, Harding, Coolidge Poster

Warren G Harding – The Tea Pot Dome Scandal

“He answered them, He that made me whole, the same said unto me, Take up thy bed, and walk.” John 5:11 KJV

He didn’t really appreciate my humor. The formation had a strange shape to it. Work is one of those four letter words we sometimes just don’t want to hear.

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