- why i cry every time i hear Lee Greenwood's "Proud to be an American"
- my bossiness -- Marshall Law & all
- my sister's wordiness -- the Declaration of Independence author
- my family's penchant for "opposition" -- John & Thomas often disagreed
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
yesterday, my mom told me that her cousin had traced our lineage to John Marshall AND Thomas Jefferson. that's pretty cool, right? the longest-standing chief justice and the 3rd US president...not too shabby. not to mention the writing of the Declaration of Independence. apparently cousin norma has documented it, unlike our long-standing family ruse that we're descendants of Betsy Ross. regardless, it probably explains a few things: