Portraits of signers of the Declaration of Independence.  The students wrote biographies, then drew and painted a portrait of the famous signer.

Portraits of signers of the Declaration of Independence. The students wrote biographies, then drew and painted a portrait of the famous signer.

If you enjoy UK history, I highly recommend this author.  Alison Weir has a real gift for bringing important people and events from hundreds of years ago to life.  She is extremely thorough in her research and it shows.

If you enjoy UK history, I highly recommend this author. Alison Weir has a real gift for bringing important people and events from hundreds of years ago to life. She is extremely thorough in her research and it shows.

Rynn Berry on Hilter & Vegetarians: "Robert Payne, Albert Speer, and other well-known Hitler biographers, who mentioned Hitler's predilection for such non-vegetarian foods as Bavarian sausages, ham, liver, and game. Furthermore, it was argued, if Hitler had been a vegetarian, he would not have banned vegetarian organizations in Germany and the occupied countries; nor would he have failed to urge a meatless diet on the German people as a way of coping with Germany's World War II food…

Rynn Berry on Hilter & Vegetarians: "Robert Payne, Albert Speer, and other well-known Hitler biographers, who mentioned Hitler's predilection for such non-vegetarian foods as Bavarian sausages, ham, liver, and game. Furthermore, it was argued, if Hitler had been a vegetarian, he would not have banned vegetarian organizations in Germany and the occupied countries; nor would he have failed to urge a meatless diet on the German people as a way of coping with Germany's World War II food…

Just in case you aren’t already planning that next trip, here are a few travel quotes to – well, you know – get you in the mood! Let’s start with the fundamental truth… And here’s one of my favorites, from the famous naturalist, philosopher and founder of The Sierra Club, John Muir… According to his biographer, …

Just in case you aren’t already planning that next trip, here are a few travel quotes to – well, you know – get you in the mood! Let’s start with the fundamental truth… And here’s one of my favorites, from the famous naturalist, philosopher and founder of The Sierra Club, John Muir… According to his biographer, …

James Longstreet - Confederate general of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia.  Biographer and historian Jeffry D. Wert wrote that "Longstreet ... was the finest corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia; in fact, he was arguably the best corps commander in the conflict on either side."

James Longstreet - Confederate general of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia. Biographer and historian Jeffry D. Wert wrote that "Longstreet ... was the finest corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia; in fact, he was arguably the best corps commander in the conflict on either side."

I pray daily to my guardian angel.  One of my favorite prayers as a child and still to this day.

I pray daily to my guardian angel. One of my favorite prayers as a child and still to this day.

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