H8 L15 – Seven Years’ War

            This week reviewed the most major event in 1753 and ending in 1760, the very first real “world war”, as the battles for land, wealth, and power extended not only in Europe, but in India, the Philippines, Africa, and the Americas.              In the American theater, the French drove off the fort workers at…

E8 L15 – Favorite Parts of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

            If I had to choose which of Jules Gabriel Verne’s books was the best, I would probably go with the novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.  This book is characterized by the four men; Ned Land (the tempered whaler), Captain Nemo (captain of the Nautilus), Monsieur Arronax, and his loyal servant Conseil.  The book…

E8 L10 – My Favorite Activities

As kids, we normally have one or two things we really like to do on our free time.  Mine are Nerf wars with my friend and brother, and swim team at the nearby pool.  At swim team, I have four nice coaches who’ve taught me a much better breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke, and butterfly.  As I…

E8 L5 – The Farthest I’ve Ever Been from Home

Our family does a lot of traveling. We go from one county to the next, and then back again, over and over again. But the farthest I’ve ever been from home is much farther. My family traveled about nine hundred twenty-five miles to reach our grandpa and grandma in Florida. The trip took almost two…