Pausing, at the significance of a small number

Retrieved a new book of checks and saw that the next number is 1776.

My brand-new check design, possibly the first time I ordered specialty checks?

Lady Liberty.

(The author pauses, overwhelmed by the significance of something insignificant.)

My deepest thanks to all those who gave their utmost for my liberty.

Dulce bellum inexpertis ("War may seem sweet to those who have never been involved". --Erasmus).

Written by Andrew Ittner in misc on Thu 26 May 2005. Tags: commentary