The Pony Express

Though short lived, nothing defines the Old West more than the Pony Express.

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Caroline Herschel

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY LILA DONOVAN For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. -Romans 1:20 Caroline Herschel was one of the first female astronomers and actually recognized in her era …

Commoners and Kings

MAY / JUNE 2016: BY LILA DONOVAN Prince William and Kate Middleton’s romance captivated the world because they seem to exude a genuine love for each other. How did a commoner win the heart of a prince? Catherine Elizabeth Middleton arrived January 9, 1982. Her father, Michael, was a flight dispatcher. Mother, Carole, worked as …

Norma Shearer

JAN / FEB 2016: BY LILA DONOVAN Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902-June 12, 1983) was born to a wealthy family in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Around World War I her family lost their fortune. Certain sources say she was born in 1900 and others claim she was born in 1904. Many actresses in Hollywood’s Golden Age …

Raphael

NOV / DEC 2015: BY LILA DONOVAN Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino) was one of the great old masters of painting during the renaissance along with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. He was born in 1483 in Urbino, Marches in Italy to an influential father that was a court painter. This allowed Raphael a certain …