The Fighting Moose

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Where Yap-Yap the Prairie Dog Used His Wits
July 13, 2020

Today's episode is another result of our trip to the zoo about a week back. My son wanted to see the prairie dogs so on our travels around the zoo, we made sure to stop there. Today, we read the story, “Where Yap-Ya the Prairie Dog Used His Wits”...

Where Glutton the Wolverine Got His Name
July 10, 2020

Going to the zoo is always fun. One of my favorites to see is the wolverine. However, in my 36 years of life and the countless times I have been there, I have only ever seen it a handful of times. It's pretty awesome when you do see it. Makes you feel...

Whitney and the Cotton-Gin
July 07, 2020

One day, I would like to invent something revolutionary! I'm talking like Thomas Edison and the lightbulb, Henry Ford and the assembly line, or like in today's story, Eli Whitney and the cotton-gin. Hopefully I will someday, we will just have to wait...

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
July 04, 2020

Happy July 4th! Today, we celebrate our independence here in the United States. Today, we read the speech best know for the line "Give me liberty, or give me death" given by Patrick Henry in 1775. It's always a time for family, fireworks, baseball,...

The Fall of the Spider Man
July 01, 2020

It's an exciting week here in North America. Today is Canada Day, in Canada, and on Saturday, it will be Independence Day here in the United States. That's a whole lot of birthdays! 153 years young for Canada and 244 years young for the USA. As a way...

Edison's Early Boyhood
June 28, 2020

Well, it's been a little while since I planned to do this, but here we are, an episode about Thomas Edison. This was supposed to be done a few weeks back when I was done with our Thor series but better late then never. Today's story is “Edison's...

The Tale of Tommy Trout Who Didn't Mind
June 22, 2020

I think that I have mentioned it before but if I haven't, I like to fish. We like to go to a local pond and fish for blue gills. To my knowledge, I don't think I have caught a trout yet in my life. I do know some places that we can go to chase them...

The Creation of the Stars
June 19, 2020

I like looking at the stars. There is a little bit of light pollution where I live so I don't get to see as much as I'd like but if I head up north, the light pollution is less, and the stars are awesome! Anyway, depending on how you believe the...

The Pig That Almost Caused a War
June 17, 2020

Pigs, pigs, and more pigs! That's the theme at the house right now. For the past week, we've been reading about 2 chapters a night of George Orwell's book , “Animal Farm” and then we watched the 1999 film with the same name again yesterday. Pigs...

An Arctic Explorer
June 14, 2020

The Northwest Passage. A seaway sought for many years and I'm still not sure if it is really a viable way to get across the top of North America. Anyway, today we read about how a team went and searched for the doomed ships, the Terror and Erebus, of...