When your caller ID shows an out of country number, answer it. Dan’s cheery British accent on the other end of the line made me instantly glad that I answered his call earlier this summer. He anxiously explained to me his plan to propose to his history-loving girlfriend on their first trip to the United States. Dan’s proposal to Tuesday, in a stunning garden in Northwest DC, was straight out of a romance story. He even designed the ring himself.
“History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.” – Lord Acton