Brownie Wise

Brownie Wise Burps a Bowl

“I wanted to be a successful human being.”   Brownie Wise. It was 1947 and 34-year-old Brownie Wise found herself a divorced, single mom trying to scrape out a living. She … Continue Reading →

Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland Tells the Truth

“Whatever you tell them, tell the truth.”   Grover Cleveland. If you’re a reform candidate running for president, the last thing you need is a sex scandal; but that’s what faced … Continue Reading →

Ben Franklin

Poor Richard Keeps His Coat

“We may give advice, but we cannot give conduct.”   Benjamin Franklin. Almost everyone’s heard of Franklin’s colonial bestseller, Poor Richard’s Almanack. Beginning in 1732, he produced the work under the … Continue Reading →