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Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

August 19, 2009 No Comments

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers You should buy a home. That's what you've been hearing from friends and family, right? So, by now you have likely already weighed the benefits and decided that home ownership was the best decision for you. That's a major hurdle now passed. You are focused and certain. Good. Alm... continue reading...

Gregory J. Scott Homepage

October 14, 2008 No Comments

Gregory J. Scott Homepage Today's FamilyFirst pick is an absolutely amazing collection of photographs that a photographic artist has posted. Gregory J. Scott is a photographer that defines the very art. This amazing site has very little in the way of dialog, but is absolutely loaded with hundreds of images ava... continue reading...

The Owl Pages

September 23, 2008 1 Comment

The Owl Pages They're mysterious, they're beautiful, they strike terror in the hearts of rodents everywhere. Owls are nocturnal creatures who make their presence known by calling during the night an doing their best to rid the world of rats and mice. A pair of barn owls nesting in a box in your yard is as des... continue reading...

Gjenvick-Gjonvick Archives

May 5, 2008 No Comments

Gjenvick-Gjonvick Archives The USA has long been the goal of immigrants. While the wave has been from the southerly direction for quite a few years now, once upon a time it was the dream of many a European to get on a ship and sail to America. Today's FamilyFirst pick is called The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives.... continue reading...

Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality

February 12, 2008 No Comments

Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality We've all seen the mouth-watering ads for fast food. The burgers, burritos, sandwiches, and salads look too good to be true. There's a simple explanation. They ARE. Photographers spend hours setting up the perfect ambiance for a perfectly-made fast food item to look its immaculate bes... continue reading...

Fake or Foto

January 4, 2008 1 Comment

Fake or Foto CGI used to mean Common Gateway Interface. That's geek talk for executable scripts that run on a web server. That acronym still applies, but CGI has come to mean Computer Generated Graphics. CGI has gotten amazingly sophisticated. I recently watched I Am Legend, and the CGI monsters and monster d... continue reading...

Amberica West

August 2, 2006 1 Comment

Amberica West Well, in a case of eBay weakness, I just became the proud recipient of a nice piece of fossilized amber from the Dominican Republic containing . . . a bee! You see, my beautiful wife, Briana, is known as "Bee" by her friends. So being the smart husband that I am, I purchased this very reasonably... 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...

La Torre di Pisa Official Website

November 6, 2004 2 Comments

La Torre di Pisa Official Website Well, here it is, almost the end of the year, and still time left to put on our cyber traveling shoes. Today's Family First site uses the magic of the Internet to take us around the world to visit one of the most famous buildings of all time, and all without leaving the comfo... continue reading...

Discovering Lewis & Clark

September 7, 2004 1 Comment

Discovering Lewis & Clark In the world of great discoveries, the names Lewis and Clark are some of the best known. But how much is really known about the men who President Jefferson gave the task of exploring the Louisiana Purchase at the beginning of the 19th Century. Today's Family First site is one that sh... continue reading...

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