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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 15, 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 03, 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...

The Strange Voyage
September 29, 2020

Cow's Head. When I see the words, Cabeza de Vaca, that's what I think. However, this is not what we are talking about today. Today, we read a story about a guy whose name is Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, one of the first explorers to visit Florida. This...

The Twelve Labors of Hercules
September 20, 2020

According to an article I found on mentalfloss.com, there have been approximately 130 million books published in the history of mankind. (Like always, I'll include that link in the show notes.) That's a lot of books, if I read 40 books per year, it...

Perseus and Andromeda
September 17, 2020

The Andromeda Galaxy is approximately 2.5 million light years away. A light year is equal to about 6 trillion miles (9 trillion km). So that's a huge distance, I can't even imagine what that would look like. Anyway, before our mind hurts too much, in...

Henry Hudson
September 14, 2020

Today we read about Henry Hudson. This story comes to us from the book “Discoverers and Explorers” written by Edward Shaw. The thought of exploring new worlds has always appealed to me. Now when I say new worlds, I'm talking about new places on...

When Buster Was a Cub
September 12, 2020

Today we read about Buster Bear. Not the one that we have read about in the past, today we read about “Buster the Big Brown Bear.” More specifically, we read about a story “When Buster Was a Cub.” This story is written by George Ethelbert...