Monthly Archives: January 2017


Though many people think only of actor Clayton Moore when the name ‘Lone Ranger’ comes up, the folk hero first came into being on radio. (I’m so old, that’s how I first followed his adventures, albeit in re-broadcasts, as, by then, it was on TV, but we didn’t get one of those until I was […]


“Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o’ the pudding-race!” Thus starts the Scottish Bard Robert Burns’s Address To A Haggis, penned in 1786. Contrary to what Scots like to tell the gullible, haggis is NOT made out of a reclusive, strange-looking creature of the same name, found only in the highlands of Scotland. […]


Question: How long have Swiss Guards been at the Vatican? Answer: Exactly five hundred and eleven years. At the request of Pope Julius II, one hundred and fifty of them marched through the Porta del Popolo on January 22nd, 1506, led by Captain Kaspar of Silenen in the Canton of Uri. Just as Vatican City […]



The picture above is of Haworth Parsonage, home of the famous Yorkshire family, the Brontës. A talented crop of youngsters, they started their literary endeavours early.


January 4th brings the first of our family birthdays, namely that of a young lady, who turned seven today. Over the next year, I will, each month, present ideas for an historically-themed birthday party for young history buffs. Since the one pictured has always been big on princesses, and her daddy (the kid in the […]



Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

by MaxGor

Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

Putting kids and history together

TheCoevas official blog

Putting kids and history together

Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

Putting kids and history together

this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything

Animals, Travel, Casinos, Sports, Gift Ideas, Mental Health and So Much More!

Insight and Intelligence on Residential Real Estate

Andrew Hines

Real Estate Entrepreneur

Book Hub, Inc.

The Total Book Experience

Longevity Letter

Aging can be hacked

Rennert New York TESOL Center | TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification

Teach English as a Second Language | Tips and Ideas

Montessori and the World

An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

Another Hatchett Job....

Homeschooling, Sewing, and Quilting at the Cabin

Bucca Books

Reading and Experiencing Children's Literature

Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

Port Hope's Newest Child Care Option

Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day


Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll

Books for kids, teens, & those who are young at heart

Natter and Review

This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

Time Travelling With Kids

Putting kids and history together

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging News

The latest news on and the WordPress community.