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:


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.