Benjamin Franklin’s Thirteen Virtues

Written by  on October 13, 2013

1.Temperance. Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. 2.Silence. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation. 3.Order.[...]

American Outlaws: Billy the Kid

Written by  on October 11, 2013

Billy the Kid had many names. He was born William Henry McCarty Jr. on November 23, 1859 in New York City. Some of his aliases were Henry McCarty, Henry[...]

Women of America: Anne Hutchinson

Written by  on September 17, 2013

Anne Hutchinson and her family arrived in America on September 18, 1634 and settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  A controversial woman of religious fervor,[...]

Childhood Tales of the Great Depression and Drought

Written by  on September 12, 2013

While waiting to checkout at the grocery store I overhear a man telling the cashier how dry it is in far Western Oklahoma. He said, “It is so dry the[...]

Never Give Up

Written by  on September 2, 2013

Diana Nyad, a long distance swimmer, finally succeeded on her fifth try at attaining her arduous swimming goal today, Monday, September 2, 2013, at the[...]