"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." ~ Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 (January 6, 1705 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He facilitated many civic organizations, including Philadelphia's fire department.
This week on Writing from the Peak:
May 8 Meet the Member Patrick Hester by Kathie Scrimgeour
May 10 A Message from PPW's Incoming President, Bowen Gillings
May 12 Sweet Success Celebrates Margaret Mizushima