And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Saturday, January 29, 2011
After basketball practice, the 15 year old and I stopped on the way home to explore an abandoned bridge over the Cosumnes River. There was quite a flow in the river, which by August will be dry as a bone.