The Fighting Moose

The Fighting Moose


Latest Episodes

Read Princely
November 04, 2020

I have loved reading ever since I was a kid. I got away from it when I was in college and have since picked it back up with a passion. In today's episode, we have a double feature with the stories “Read, and You Will Know,” and “How a Prince...

Under Sealed Orders
November 01, 2020

It has always appealed to me, the thought of being a spy. I guess it is too many James Bond movies or other special agent movies. I always think “wouldn't that be fun?” Well, today, we see what happens when young Ralph gets involved in a railroad...

Buster in a Railroad Wreck
October 29, 2020

I don't really know how many times I have been on a train. About 3 or 4 times I guess if you only count the trains that run on the ground. If you count the elevated trains, trams at the airports, subways, and the likes of those, I have been on tons of...

Automobiles for the Masses
October 27, 2020

Henry Ford invents the automobile! I used to think that. However, as I have grown older and studied more history, I see that I was wrong in that thinking. Henry Ford didn't invent the automobile, he was responsible for inventing the mass production of...

The Story of Io
October 23, 2020

When pointing a telescope at the planet Jupiter, you will more than likely see four small dots. These dots are the four largest moons of Jupiter. One of these moons is called Io. Now I'm going to assume that the name has mythological origins and that...

The Death of the Sun-Hero
October 17, 2020

Everybody messes up. Even people who set out to do great things. That's what we see in today's story as we read “The Death of the Sun-Hero” from the book The Yellow Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang.   Where you from...What book(s) are you...

The Banshee
October 14, 2020

If you hear the cry of the banshee, that means you are going to die. I remember hearing that when I was growing up. Well, according to Irish legend, this is true. So today, we read the story “The Banshee” from the book Irish Wonders written by...

Ole Man Pumpkin
October 11, 2020

Do you carve Jack O'Lanterns for Halloween? We do. It's always fun to cut them open, scoop out the insides, roast the seeds, and carve them up. It's also a great way to spend time together as a family. Well, today, we read the story “Ole Man...

Farewells and Welcomes
October 09, 2020

Today, we learn about chickadees with the story “Farewells and Welcomes” from the book The Burgess Bird Book for Children written by our old friend, Thornton W. Burgess. A few days ago, we put an addition onto our front porch, a bird feeder. Since...

Hallowen Houses
October 02, 2020

Here we are at the start of October, the witching month. I like ghost stories. I like to be scared. One of my favorite things to do is scare my family at home. Like hiding in the dark office when I know my wife or son are going to walk by and then...