How to Stay Cool When It’s Not So Cool


Hot, sticky, and sleepless nights are not commonly preferred. However staying cool when it isn’t cool without an AC unit is just about as hard as it gets. These 5 helpful tips and tricks might not be able to all-the-way prevent “hot, sticky, and sleepless nights”, but they can [...]

The Oregon Trail: Adventures along the Oregon Trail, 5th Edition


Westward, Ho! Are you ready to travel the Oregon Trail? It’s going to take insight and careful planning to choose the right traveling companions, gear, and supplies. Even then, there are countless unpredictable hazards, like swollen rivers, poisonous creatures, and deadly diseases. You’ll have to strategize and make quick [...]

Narcissa Meets Marcus Whitman


The “Second Great Awakening” greatly affected most of New York. It’s people now trembled with faith renewed, one of whom we learned was Narcissa Prentiss. However, this revival affected many other places besides the county of Prattsburg. In this lesson we will learn about another person affected by the [...]

Traversing The Oregon Trail -The Ox


A 2,200 mile long trail stretching across terrain that changes periodically and weather that is most often less then pleasant, is nothing to be taken lightly. That’s why the pioneers chose their equipment carefully and invested whatever meager earnings they could into insuring their travel gear was efficient. Oxen [...]

Morale on the Oregon Trail Part 2


Dancing, reading God’s Word, playing music, and throwing frisbee were all wonderful past-time activities the pioneers enjoyed during the age of Manifest destiny. But those weren’t the only activities the pioneers took part in. Music and dancing can get boring after doing it so many times, so they needed [...]