In a classic “Peanuts” comic, Charlie Brown is warned that all the girls are angry with him.
In New Brunswick, Canada, the Bay of Fundy presents a remarkable sight.
You can always find a reason to be thankful, even in difficult economic times.
Fatherhood of God
Recently there was a story on the radio about a bank in Pennsylvania that has never had a foreclosure.
There is a legend among the gypsies of Eastern Europe that Roman soldiers were sent out to find a blacksmith to forge four nails to crucify Jesus.
Thomas Edison thought the phonograph he invented had little commercial value.
The marvelous book Marley and Me has been a publishing phenomenon. It was recently released as a major motion picture. John Grogan told the true story of how his family came to love a very complicated dog that misbehaved often but was filled with happiness and love.
If you travel to Canada’s Thousand Islands region you can visit Boldt Castle, or what is left of it.
In the comic, “Motley’s Crew” a young man tells his father, “Hey Dad, I just signed up to audit a class in philosophy over at
Someone recently passed this story on to me. It is a story about two brothers. They lived on adjoining farms, but they had a deep quarrel.
Many people love the sweet confection called Milk Duds. It was, however, the product of a mistake.
Some years ago the comic strip “Small Society” showed a man talking to his wife. He is saying, “Of course you’re my
According to a Ripley’s column, the country of New Zealand rejected the following names for babies:
Columnist Bob Novak was stricken with a malignant brain tumor and wrote of how it had changed his life.
Two men were walking through a downtown area. One of the men pointed to a passing stranger who was walking down the street and said, “That man is a soldier.”
The Queen of England has two birthdays. Her actual birthday is April 21, but the decision makers wanted to celebrate it when the weather is more pleasant, so her official birthday is the second Saturday in June.
Under the Julian calendar, Christmas fell on Jan. 6. When the new Gregorian calendar came into use, Christmas was moved to Dec. 25; but some in Britain kept celebrating it on Jan. 6.
One of the great mystery stories of G.K. Chesterton is entitled The Man Who Was Thursday. Jesus is the “man who was Christmas,” for Christmas is embodied in a person.
The late Dr. Ward Patterson had a varied career as a writer, campus minister and college professor. As a young man, he
determined to seek adventure and travel around the world on a motorcycle.
In a Native American community, they have an interesting custom.