Tag Archives: Christopher Columbus

Travels and Treasure

This week we are writing about historical figures and what we would like to have experienced with them. This being the week of Columbus Day,(and today being the traditional Columbus Day), Cristofero Columbo would be my first choice, but I … Continue reading

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Livin’ Life

This week I was reminded of a couple of things. Columbus Day–reminded me of taking chances. “How?” you might ask…Well, just think of all the risk involved in being a discoverer, adventurer, and all those other –ers. I’m not one … Continue reading

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That Discovery Guy

                                     … Whatever His Name Was                                                      By Jeff Salter              It happens I have THREE connections to this ‘holiday’ of Columbus Day.  But let me begin by thanking Jillian Chantal for listing the variant names of our holiday buddy:  Cristoforo … Continue reading

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Cristoforo Columbo or Cristobal Colon

He was born in Italy, served the sovereigns of Spain, got lost at sea and found the Bahamas.  We anglicized his name to Christopher Columbus but he was Cristoforo to his mama (and maybe related loosely to that certain wonky-eyed, trench coat … Continue reading

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