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The Coonridge Digest: A world filled with movers, shakers and dreamers

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from the Ridge.

Pity poor Ben Franklin. He invented the lighting rod as a boon to mankind. There’s no worse way to wake up in the middle of the night than to find your roof aflame.

But, times being what they were (and continue to be), he was attacked by many church leaders for having invented a weapon of the devil. The religious wags of

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