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The Last Boy

By Wilfred Wan

I was 13 when Mickey Mantle passed away. I still remember the moment vividly. I heard the news in bed, under the covers, clutching a radio that was tuned into the local sports station. 794 more words


Bertrand Bampton (1885-1965)

I added a new page on Bertrand Bampton. He was a life insurance agent who lived at 821 Denman Street in 1912.


Quoting Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison, my biography for early readers, was released by National Geographic this month. The book is part of a series and one thing I like about the format for the series is that there are many short sidebars throughout the book. 808 more words


My Goodreads Review of "Edith Head's Hollywood" by Edith Head and Paddy Calistro

Edith Head’s Hollywood by Edith Head

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was a fun read, but every time I intended to sit down and flip through the pictures and start reading, I would find that it was in somebody else’s hands. 460 more words

Edith Head

T is for Truman

I am participating in the A-to-Z Challenge again this year. My theme is My Favorite Books. Most of the books I will be posting about, I have read more than once. 118 more words

A-to-Z Challenge

Shakespeare and Me

Do you love stories? Today is William Shakespeare’s birthday, and to launch my new blog and website, I thought it would be fun to get a glimpse into the life of perhaps the greatest storyteller, poet, and playwright in history. 260 more words