It was good old Winston Churchill who said:
“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”
He was a truly inspirational figure in his time. I liked him even more when I found out he painted in his spare time.
Don’t you love the hand-less cigar? Here’s one of his paintings:
And another, more British style:
Here’s young Winston before he achieved what Auntie M calls his ‘basset hound’ look:
Handsome devil, isn’t he?
My favorite saying of his is:
NEVER NEVER NEVER give up!
As we near our national election, let’s hope some of the altruism and strength Winnie brought to his nation in a time of war will come to ours in a time of uncertainty.
Whomever you favor, get out Tuesday and VOTE! It’s your hard-won American privilege~
Thanks to Google Images.