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The Fighting Moose

Sep 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 today's story, we read about Perseus and Andromeda. The Andromeda...


Sep 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 Earth as well as other celestial bodies in our universe or...


Sep 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 Walsh. I can't find any more about Mr. Burgess' Buster Bear but I did...


Sep 5, 2020

“Helios races across the sky in his chariot causing the sun to rise!” That must have been a headline in the newspapers back in the ancient Greek civilizations. Probably not, but what we do see, is that the ancient civilizations, used mythology to explain things that they didn't understand. These myths still live on...


Sep 2, 2020

Today is a triple feature! I think this is the first time ever on the podcast that I have done it. Today, we read three poems, one by Johann Ludwig Uhland and two by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They come to us from the book “The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.” Mr. Longfellow's name has come...