Talk about an office wedding!
Ralph Archbold (Ben) and Linda Wilde (Betsy) met while playing their ongoing roles in the city's historic district. Both are familiar to locals and tourists. As a native Philadelphian (my family came here in 1683), this prompted a huge smile at the All Things Workplace office.
Here's a video of the wedding; give it a few seconds to get past the commercial lead-in.
Interested in a historical view of the documents of independence? Check out Charters of Freedom.
Chris Guillebeau offers his personal reflections on Patriotism 2.0 . He acknowledges that it may not be happy-making to some, but he's thinking through the issues as he sees them. He's also doing it while making one of my favorite former commutes: the "ferry" between Tallin and Helsinki.
When we pause and look back at history, it's impossible to do it without reflecting upon the leadership involved. Dan McCarthy gives us a topic that will help create some conversational fireworks around the grill today with Defining Leadership--Go Ahead, Try It, I Dare You
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