The biography of Alice McLellan Birney, Co-founder and first elected President of the National Mothers Congress, which later became the National Parent Teacher Association, (NPTA)
No one can change the world by themselves, and we certainly cannot change the world in a day or a week, or a year; but what if each of us is connected to every living thing around us, and that what we do may have a ripple effect?
Want to make the world a better place but don't know where to start? Why not start with the little things? It only takes a minute.
A look back at the history making Walt Disney attraction Circle Vision 360, and the history of its 42 year run at Disneyland in Anaheim.
Sometimes known as a whistle-pig, a marmot, a woodchuck, or a land-beaver, the groundhog is a North American pop-culture icon. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the life and habits of the groundhog.
A Poem that questions our potential to be saint or sinner, loser or winner, leader or criminal. Is it nature or nurture? Can a single moment make the difference?
A guide to the guidelines, proper attire, and appropriate and inappropriate etiquette for funerals, condolence calls, viewings, wakes, and family visitations.
The WD-40 Company was formed in 1952 by chemist Norm Larsen and three investors, in less than fifty years, the company would become a single product branding legend worth over three hundred billion dollars.
Developed in the 1950's as an alternative to codeine as a cough suppressant, dextomethorphan which is found in cough and cold medicines like Coricidin, and Robitussin DM, has had a long history of abuse. A recent resurgence in popularity with teenagers thirteen to sixteen, makes it something that...
Four poems about living life, love, breaking up, and moving forward, all from the author's teenage point of view. Filled with all the angst of the teenage years.
All over the world, throughout many nations and lands, children as young as six or seven are being conscripted, enslaved, and trained by terrorist factions of many different origins. They are taken from their parents, their families, their communities, and their homes, a large majority will never...
My fingers graze raised letters Beloved Wife and Mother "Yes you were and you are," I whisper, "Beloved like no other. "Oh my goodness Mama, Do you know what time it is? I really need to run," I say, as I blow her a kiss. "I promise I'll try to come More often than this.
If you don't want to be here Then you need to go. If you don't love me You need to say so. It's getting to the point Whether you go or stay Will not really matter, I am alone anyway
A poem about the bittersweet moment of having the strength to watch as your adult child leaves the nest. It's all about the memories of them as a child, colliding with the adult them; and the realization that no matter how old they get, they will always be your child.
The Country Bear Jamboree opened in the days when you still had to buy individual tickets for attractions in the park and was an "E ticket” attraction. An audio-animatronic show that featured a cast of seventeen bears, the talking heads of an American bison, a stag, and a moose, and one raccoon....
Disneyland's People Mover was based upon the exhibit that WED Enterprises had built for Ford Motor Company for the 1964-1965 New York Worlds Fair. Designed thirty years before any one had heard the term green, this model for urban public transportation of the future, which uses electricity instead...
A poem about love and relationships, and not giving up on a love that could turn out to be wonderful, just because there are obstacles in the way.
Alzheimer's Disease is the most devastating of all terminal illnesses in that it doesn't attack the body, but the mind; ultimately stealing away a person's memories and identity. This is a look inside one singular moment of an adult daughter's struggle with her father's decline into dementia and...