What’s all the hoopla? This is a single elimination tournament held each spring in the United States featuring college basketball teams. Held mostly in March, it is informally known as March Madness or The Big Dance.
Those of us of a certain age certainly remember Jackie. Of course, I’m referring to Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, one of the most private women in the world who was married to both JFK and a Greek billionaire.
There is something about outer space that I always find interesting to learn about, even when I do not always understand the technical side of it. One of the things that I enjoy reading about is the launching of space shuttles. For example, on February 24, 2011 the space shuttle Discovery was launched into space for the very last time. I followed stories about Discovery before it was launched, and then watched the coverage on TV when it was launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida in the l
Presenting "The American Civil War Research Database"
Want to know if your ancestor fought in the Civil War? A good place to start is with the American Civil War Research Database. You can find this database in the History databases. This resource can be a wealth of information about your Civil War ancestor. Not only can it help you determine who was involved in the Civil War, but it can also help you find out on which side they were fighting.
Being a grandparent is the best! My husband and I just became grandparents for the third time. We have been grandparents for 8 years, and are constantly amused and amazed by the experience! Our first granddaughter joined her two brothers two weeks ago.
Ghosts and nocturnal critters aren’t the only things creeping around at night in the cemeteries near my house these days.
A few years ago, I started taking my kids to some of the local cemeteries to take photos with my new digital camera. My children, who at the time were not yet teenagers, thought this was really cool; not to mention a tad bit freaky. And, sometimes being freaky is cool when you are a mom.
I looooove zombies, and I looooove books. It just seems fitting to put together a zombie book list! Here are some great titles that Mid-Continent Public Library carries. Come in to our South Independence Branch to check out our cool display!