The Dog Adventure

[Editor's Note: Mr. Bang's writing assignment was to write a bedtime story, using the Frog and Toad books as inspiration.  One character was supposed to be either a frog or toad.  I will warn you that this might be a nightmare-inducing bedtime story.  Unless you're okay with little boy violent war stories, you might just … Continue reading The Dog Adventure

The Horse Race

[Editor's Note: CQ had a writing assignment to write a newspaper article about a Civil War event.  She wanted to share with her readers her fictional account of a horse race between soldiers.] by Character Queen During the Civil War, there was an incident not many people know about.  Just before the Battle of Chickamauga, … Continue reading The Horse Race

Frontier Fun

  by Mr. Bang Washing laundry!  Playing dominos!  Playing marbles!  And much more!  This is just some of the fun at Frontier Homestead State Park in Utah. There was an area out front where you could go in a steam shovel meant for carrying heavy iron ore.  It was pretty old and not very spacious. … Continue reading Frontier Fun