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Biography

March 15, 2002 No Comments

Biography I was watching the television tonight, channel surfing as usual, and came across an interesting program on the Flying Wallendas. They were and are a high wire circus act that has been prominent in that arena for over 7 generations, almost 100 years. The program was part of the television program ... continue reading...

The Hardy Boys Unofficial Web Site

March 14, 2002 No Comments

The Hardy Boys Unofficial Web Site One of the most memorable events of my growing up was when I found a box of old books that my mother and uncle had read while they were growing up in the midwest. Among them I found a set of books that continue to entertain and enthrall young readers today just as it did me... continue reading...

WebShots.com

March 13, 2002 No Comments

WebShots.com Tired of looking at a dull and boring computer desktop? Ready to jazz it up with some cool and colorful picture, but the cost of doing so scares you. Then how about doing it for free. Today's FamSite tells you how to, and all without leaving the comfort of your own chair. The site is called Web... continue reading...

SafeKids.com

March 11, 2002 No Comments

SafeKids.com Safety for children is a part of life that can be taken for granted. Many are the times a parent or guardian has forgotten to snap a seat belt, or let a child play unattended, even for just a few moments. The site we are visiting today is a collection of safety tips for both kids and parents... continue reading...

American Life Histories

March 10, 2002 No Comments

American Life Histories 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 of information. But in the 1930's, with our country ... continue reading...

Youth For Christ

March 9, 2002 No Comments

Youth For Christ Growing up in the world today is very difficult. The pressures that children have placed upon them by peers and adults are just incredible. But sites like today's are helping them to cope with everyday realities, in a very positive way. The site, Youth For Christ, is an area where young... continue reading...

The American Civil War Homepage

March 8, 2002 No Comments

The American Civil War Homepage Looking for a subject to do a school history report on? Want to spend some time cruising some online museums, and finding out about one of the most important events in our nation's history? If so, then today's Family Site is for you. The site is called The American Civil ... continue reading...

Bonanza The Website

March 7, 2002 No Comments

Bonanza The Website In an effort to maintain family peace, I gave my wife a chance to pick a web site that interested her. I should have known that it would involve her favorite television show of all time (and one of the greatest western series of all times), Bonanza. The story of a father and his thre... continue reading...

Heavy Metal Memories

March 6, 2002 No Comments

Heavy Metal Memories Taking my lunch to school was something that made me feel real grown up. I had a lunch pail just like my dad's. Although it didn't look quite like his, it served the same purpose. Mine had a picture of Captain Kangaroo, Bunny Rabbit, and Mr. Moose on it. I wonder what recycling pile it... continue reading...

Welcome to Pud’s Clubhouse

March 5, 2002 No Comments

Welcome to Pud’s Clubhouse One of my childhood memories was learning to blow bubbles using bubble gum. It was a chore, a messy one if you ask my mother. But it was one of those childhood rituals that we all go through. Today's FamSite visits one of the sponsors of those childhood memories, and helps to crea... continue reading...