Archive for Arts

Mr. Holland Opus Foundation

April 26, 2005 No Comments

Mr. Holland Opus Foundation Learning to play a musical instrument in school helps children to develop not only an ear for music, but also the discipline to undertake a task and stick with it. The results of that discipline can last them all their lives, helping them as they grow into adulthood. But many young... continue reading...

Famous Locations.com

April 25, 2005 1 Comment

Famous Locations.com Many popular movies and television shows are made in very recognizable locations. "Saving Private Ryan" was made in France, where the action occurred. "Apollo 13" was made on a sound stage but did use some exterior locations to supplement the story line, such as Cape Canaveral and the Jo... continue reading...

howstuffworks

April 21, 2005 1 Comment

howstuffworks Have you wondered just how that cell phone you are using everyday really works? Or how the ice in an ice rink gets cold? And how it stays that way? Are you a naturally inquisitive person? If so, then today's Family First Site will be of special interest to you. Called howstuffworks, this site... continue reading...

The Totally Unofficial Tanya Tucker Fan Site

April 20, 2005 4 Comments

The Totally Unofficial Tanya Tucker Fan Site The Internet has changed how publicity is generated. In the past, entertainers had agents and studios and record labels with publicity departments that made sure the public knew about their clients. Today that still holds true, but cyberspace has added a real time... continue reading...

B.B.C. America

April 17, 2005 3 Comments

B.B.C. America In the War of 1812, the British invaded the U.S. In the 1960's, there was another British invasion of a different sort, brought on by the Beatles. Now, it looks like there is another one, of sorts. Called BBC America, this is the online site of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the nation... continue reading...

The Official site of the Champs Elysees

April 16, 2005 2 Comments

The Official site of the Champs Elysees One of the benefits of the Internet it the ability to see things and places that you normally would not be able to otherwise visit. It is not exactly like being there, but it is better than nothing. Today's Family First Site is about a place that is world famous, and a... continue reading...

White House Historical Association

April 9, 2005 No Comments

White House Historical Association It is one of the most visited houses in our country, if not the world. The occupant changes every few years (four or eight, to be exact), but the rent is right for those who live there - free! What place am I talking about? It is the home of the chief executive of our nat... continue reading...

Do Not Be Afraid…

April 3, 2005 2 Comments

Do Not Be Afraid… The Family First Site would like to take a few moment to remember one of the great people of our time, and one who will be remembered for many years to come as a kind and gentle person. Pope John Paul II passed away yesterday at 9:37pm in his apartment in Vatican City. Many are not aware tha... continue reading...

FanSites.com

April 2, 2005 1 Comment

FanSites.com I remember growing up and writing fan letters to some of my favorite actors and television personalities. It was always hard to find where to write them, and even harder waiting for a response. Today's Family First Site would have been a big help to me back then, and it will be a big help to y... continue reading...

Hearts and Hands International

April 1, 2005 1 Comment

Hearts and Hands International When I was in the Navy (in my wild younger days), one of my haunts was the enlisted man's club at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The house band there was great, sort of a Hawaiian verion of the Supremes. But the song they closed every night was one that I remember to this day. The lyr... continue reading...

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