Happy Friday! What a week.
Around the same time John Fitzgerald Kennedy was rising through the ranks of the US Congress, a guy called John Francis Kennedy decided to put his name on the ballot to run for Massachusetts state treasurer. In a few years, there would be other John Kennedys trying to win public office in the state.
It's kind of funny to think about a "temporary eternal flame." Perhaps it's the presidential gravesite version of "The Neverending Story."
Now that we're in political convention season (weather permitting, anyway), I've been looking into how the political parties have paid tribute to departed presidents. A couple spring to mind right off the bat - most recently,