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June 4, 2009

Little House on the Prairie

I have been re-reading Laura Ingalls Wilder‘s “Little House on the Prairie” series. People of my generation may be familiar with the books, but probably remember the television series better.


The books follow a young girl and her family in the latter half of the nineteenth century, through various moves across what is now the northern Midwest, and through many trials and triumphs.… Read the rest

Chinese Pottery

The world’s oldest known pottery has been discovered in China, according to a report from the BBC. The pottery, in fragments, was estimated at about 18,000 years old and found in a cave that had previously yielded the oldest kernels of rice.… Read the rest