Archive for Literature

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

March 10, 2005 No Comments

Oregon Shakespeare Festival "To be or not to be, that is the question...". "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo". The above quotes are brought to you by a fading memory, one that grew up only a few miles from the first theatre in the western hemisphere to produce the plays of William Shakespeare on a con... continue reading...

Official Website of George Takei

March 6, 2005 3 Comments

Official Website of George Takei "Warp nine, Mr. Sulu". Those words, and many more like them bring back memories of a television show from the 1960's that has achieved cult status, and then some. "Star Trek" is one of the best known and most watched television shows of all time. The cast and characters are s... continue reading...

American Life Histories Manuscripts from the Federal Writer’s Project 1936-1940

February 26, 2005 No Comments

American Life Histories Manuscripts from the Federal Writer’s Project 1936-1940 Back in the days before the Internet (yes, there was such a time), back before there were even computers, the major form of communication was the written and printed word. Books, magazines, newspapers all contributed to the spread ... continue reading...

Banph The Adventure

February 23, 2005 2 Comments

Banph The Adventure Movie serials were popular in the 1930's and 1940's. These episodic cliffhangers brought generations of kids, both young and old, to the theatres to see the latest installment, and see how the hero got out of the predicament they got into last week. It was, and still is, great entertainmen... continue reading...

Light Up Your Brain

February 20, 2005 1 Comment

Light Up Your Brain Today's Family First Site is not, as the title may suggest, about electricity, or power supplies, or anything electronic oriented. It is a site that is there simply for fun. So settle back, get in a leisure mode, and have a great time. The name of the site is Light Up Your Brain. It is t... continue reading...

UpBeat

February 17, 2005 No Comments

UpBeat I can't remember where I read about this statistic, but it involved the amount of time that an average newscast spends on negative news stories. Stories that involve murder, kidnapping, and all the bad things that happen in our world these days. It is great to have found a site on the Internet that o... continue reading...

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society

February 14, 2005 No Comments

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society Little House on the Prarie. Little House in the Big Woods. By the Shores of Silver Lake. These book titles, along with others, are the work of Laura Ingalls Wilder. They are books that have been read by countless children and young adults over the past seventy years o... continue reading...

Classic Short Stories

March 19, 1997 No Comments

Classic Short Stories Like to curl up with a good book? Like to spend time reading and dreaming about far off lands and adventures of long ago? Like to do all that, but just don't have the time? Well, then welcome to the world of short stories, courtesy of today's site Classic Short Stories. Here is a site t... continue reading...

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