The Year of Living Virtuously

As noted in the article below, Franklin’s list of virtues and his method to establish them as habits have inspired people intent on self-improvement for almost three hundred years. Most recently, Teresa Jordan chronicled her attempt to live as Franklin might have liked. Details are on her website:

Birthday Puzzle in the Sand

Can you find the four differences between these two happy-birthday messages? Click on each picture to bring up an expandable version. Here is version #2: Many thanks, and Happy Franklin’s Birthday to Diane Guntzel of Clinton, Iowa!

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Fun thing on his 309th Birthday

I like this take on Franklin’s daily schedule, especially “whisper ‘Time is money’ to a bird.”… Benjamin Franklin’s Daily Schedule Will Make You Feel Worthless Thanks, and Happy Franklin’s Birthday to Ben Mangold of Rockville, Maryland!

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Celebration! Benjamin Franklin, Founder

The January 2014 celebration is approaching soon, full information is at the Celebration website. The 2015 Philadelphia Celebration includes a free morning seminar on the topic of Building the City from 9-10:30 at Benjamin Franklin Hall, 427 Chestnut Street featuring: •Dr. Sandra L. Tatman, Executive Director of The Athenaeum of Philadelphia •Paul R. Levy, President …

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