A snowbird shows photos from southwest Florida and southern New England and other places he goes.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Today's Columbus Day holiday celebrates Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World in 1492. Those among you with a scrupulous penchant for accuracy will quibble with nearly every word in that sentence, from his name, to whether October 8 has any special meaning to the event, to whether he ever landed on the North American continent, to whether he was the first European to find us.
This fine statue is in New Haven's Wooster Square.