A 23 year- old gold seeker arrived in San Francisco from Massachusetts in 1854. His observations and opinions of the California Gold Rush are recorded in well preserved letters.
This article provides a first-person biography of artist Arco Tung-Sol, who lived from 1937 to 2003 and produced numerous impressive works of art. Many photos of his artwork are offered as well.
The true story of the power of prayer, the importance of Faith in our lives, and how it transformed my life.
When you think you will never meet “the one” and life smiles on you and you find a love that grows deeper every day!
One of the Wassailing traditions is to toast the apple trees and scare away any blight lurking in the orchards. I headed to Worcestershire, England, to take part in a traditional orchard wassail.
Those days we were so poor. If my mother bought a chicken to cook or roast, she would mentally divide the chicken according to the size of the household, so at least each one got a piece. There were
Contrary to opinion, spirituality is not about a belief in something. Nor is it a ritual of particular tasks. It is an inner entry into a very deep part of yourself where you connect with core-life...
Memories of my great grandparents during the Irish War of Independence. Black and Tans. 1920's Ireland
In June 2010 I decided to go back to college. Four years later I graduated with the bachelor's and two later, the master's; soon the doctoral degree. It is never too late to improve oneself.
In this article, I recall special times with mom and dad. My memories include family activities, summer visits back home to Wisconsin, and traveling together over the years.
Irish family immigrated to Australia in 1967 on the Castel Felice as £10 Poms. Memories of a railway worker who worked on the London Underground and then immigrated to Australia and worked for the South Australian Railways.
Al Capp could have modeled Sadie Hawkins after my grandmother. Was grandfather a flabbergasted victim or did he intentionally play right into her pretty little hands? This is a true story.