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In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety-Two...

Columbus Sailed The Ocean BLUE :) :


Our second day of school went great!  Ryan had fun building and sailing his very own models of the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria.  252 more words

Puerto Rico map

This map card comes from Charlie. :)

Puerto Ricans often call the island Borinquen – a derivation of Borikén, its indigenous Taíno name, which means “Land of the Valiant Lord”. 106 more words


Book Plunge: Inventing The Flat Earth

What do I think of Jeffrey Russell’s book? Let’s talk about it on Deeper Waters.

Recently, I had a conversation at a store with a salesman who was telling me that people in the past believed  598 more words

Book Plunge

Chorus Eight

I would have liked to meet Columbus, but I probably wouldn’t have liked him.
He would have been all hung up on morphine or something, 60 more words


John Cabot is celebrated in Bristol as a hero and an extraordinary adventurer. He was a Venetian merchant who crossed the Atlantic not long after Columbus’s voyage and probably made landfall on Cape Bonavista, Newfoundland, although it may have been Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Labrador, or Maine. 121 more words


Columbus On Faith

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore”

― Christopher Columbus


Mermaid by Kate O'Connor

Mermaids have been around in history or lore since man was sailing the seas carrying cargo too far off places. There are even reports that Christopher Columbus had seen them upon one of his trips to the Americas. 704 more words