For many years I taught my fifth grade students about the symbols of the United States of America. Over the years I have grown to love our national symbol, the American Bald Eagle. Many students are...
The Canary Islands are the beautiful and enchanting islands that are located to the south-west parts of Spain and north-west parts of African continent, off the coastline of Morocco. The holiday...
After our exhilarating airboat ride and swamp buggy tour at Boggy Creek, we snaked our way north towards Orlando and decided to have a picnic lunch in the Orlando suburb of Kissimmee. This town is loc...
After the United States declared its independence and fought the Revolutionary War, the U.S. Congress relied on excise taxes on alcohol, tobacco and a few other products for revenue to pay off its...
Costa Rica, the Rich Coast, was named by its earliest Spanish settlers in anticipation of the gold and treasure they would discover there. Instead, they found a greater treasure.Costa Rica is a ...
Anne Tyler's Breathing Lessons is a giant of a book, a giant because of the way in which it gently wraps you into its character's world and allows you to feel their lives being lived. It's a gia...
We're a year away from the next US presidential election and already there is universal desperation for change in this country, and through this country, the impetus for a better world. Judging from ...
Charles Dickens was very impressed by the government of the United States of America. The well established author agreed unwillingly that the American democratic organization was better than in ...
Around the year of 2015 American's world as they currently know it willchanges dramatically. To think about the concept of becoming #2 in theworld makes people's hair stand up on their back of the...
The Spaniards of El Paso Texas claimed to have the first thanksgiving on April 30, 1598. The Virginia Colonists also lay claim to the prime Thanksgiving Day on December 4, 1698. The most famous cl...