A History of Oktoberfest

Fun Oktoberfest History Facts The History of October-fest aka Oktoberfest began with, Kronprinz Ludwig (1786–1868), later King Ludwig I (reign: 1825–1848), married Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on 12 October 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the royal event. The […]

Books on Review – Dunkirk

Oh my readers! What a fantastic book this was! I was not aware that it was to be made into a movie, (does that tell you that my movie choices revolve around kids?) but when reading this book, I could see where the idea was born, and what it meant when it said it was […]

Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning – Week 2

The Land of Stories is fixing to get a rude wake up call!! Are you ready for this weeks grand adventure? Conner has been trying to reach his sister, and has been unsuccessful. He has missed all the outings and great food that his fellow students and teacher are enjoying. When he finally manages to […]

All Quiet on the Western Front – Week 3

Paul is about to get something that he has only dreamed of for the longest time… leave. He is headed home from the front and finally getting some real down time. He dreams of seeing his father, mother, and sister again. As the train ride toward home progresses, he begins to see familiar landscapes, and […]

All Quiet on the Western Front – Week 2

War is not romantic, and it is most definitely not clean. As the men sit and pick lice out of their clothing they talk about what they would do if the war was over. Where would they go, goals, and how they could spend all their time, is discussed. Job aspirations for after the war […]