George Washington at 22

  GEORGE WASHINGTON AT TWENTY-TWO George Washington had returned to the Western Pennsylvania wilderness.  He was with forty of his men and a few Indian warriors of the Mingo Half-King, Tanacharison.  They were hiding on the bluffs surrounding thirty-five sleeping Frenchmen, one of whom might have been a French diplomat. It happened so fast.  Fifteen [...]

George Washington at Twenty-One

GEORGE WASHINGTON AT TWENTY-ONE Do you remember when you were twenty-one? When you thought you were so incredibly strong. You soon enough began to feel the power in your future begin to weaken, as you prepared yourself for the long run. George Washington of the monument was once twenty-one, and a provincial officer set to [...]

George Washington Before the War

GEORGE WASHINGTON BEFORE THE WAR Before that later, more famous war. The revolutionary one. I'm talking here about the earlier, less talked about war. The one not as well known. The"French and Indian War." James Fenimore Cooper wrote about it in "The Last of the Mohicans." You saw the movie. You remember Hawkeye. "No matter [...]