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Earthlights

February 11, 2008 No Comments

Earthlights One of the most dramatic differences in our planet in the last hundred years is the way it appears after dark. A space probe orbiting earth 100 years ago would have spotted a few lights in major metropolitan centers in the US and Europe. Other than that, it would have been dark. Contrast that with... continue reading...

10 Most Magnificent Trees in the World

April 11, 2007 No Comments

10 Most Magnificent Trees in the World I love trees. That is, I love MOST trees. I'm not a fan of trees that grow too fast and spend most of the year shedding leaves and/or fruit (read: the three massive sycamores I had in my back yard that I paid nearly $1,000 to have removed) or trees that rapidly spread by... continue reading...

A Victorian Christmas Website

December 19, 2004 No Comments

A Victorian Christmas Website Yesterday, the Family First site looked at how the Internet is changing the way we celebrate Christmas, and how we relax during this hectic time. Today's FamSite uses that same technology and explores what it was like to celebrate this most joyous holiday in years gone by. Call... continue reading...

Ships of Discovery

November 20, 2004 No Comments

Ships of Discovery One of the more interesting sites to see on the Astoria. It is the remnants of a ship that have been there for almost 100 years. What is so neat about it is that one can walk right down to it and among it during low tide. There isn't much left, thanks to Mother Nature, but it is still a c... continue reading...

Wendy’s Wonderful Wizard of Oz

August 23, 2004 No Comments

Wendy’s Wonderful Wizard of Oz There is no place like home. That has been an overriding feeling that we have all had at one time or another in our life. So did a young Kansas girl named Dorothy after she traveled over the rainbow to a land that was as mysterious as it was beautiful. Today's Family First site... continue reading...

Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site

April 15, 2004 No Comments

Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site A few days ago, we looked at an excellent online resource for information relating to the War Between the States from 1861 to 1865. Today, we focus on one item from that site that occurred literally days after the cessation of hostilities. The event is the assassination... continue reading...

Wendy’s Wonderful World of OZ

February 16, 2004 No Comments

Wendy’s Wonderful World of OZ There is no place like home. That has been an overriding feeling that we have all had at one time or another in our life. So did a young Kansas girl named Dorothy after she traveled over the rainbow to a land that was as mysterious as it was beautiful. Today's Family First Site l... continue reading...

The Wizard of OZ

November 22, 2003 No Comments

The Wizard of OZ There's no place like home. That is the lesson that young Dorothy Gale learned when she journeyed to the Land of Oz, and had the adventures that have entertained millions of children for almost 100 years. The magic is about to return again. This past week, the 1939 film classic The Wiza... continue reading...

The Official Website of the Eiffel Tower

November 15, 2003 1 Comment

The Official Website of the Eiffel Tower When one thinks of New York City, the Empire State Building comes to mind. With London, it is Big Ben or Buckingham Palace. With Paris, it is one of the man-made wonders of the world, the Eiffel Tower. For over 100 years, this architectural masterpiece has been sta... continue reading...

The Batman-Superman Adventures

October 8, 2003 No Comments

The Batman-Superman Adventures The comics when my parents were growing up were fun to read. The color, the writing, the style of the artwork made them look a lot better than the ones I read. But there seems to be a return to the art style of the golden age of comics, and it is very exciting to watch. Th... continue reading...

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