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Multi-genre, multi-era music CDs with inter-related songs with an innovative production. Our first songbook is called “Georgia Calling.” Listen to your favorite songs, but with each track leading to the next, chapter-style!

Georgia Calling: The Music Book of Wonder

Astral Airs: The Music Book of Evolution (Coming Soon)

Art Books

Enjoy the words and puns created to positively re-enforce, motivate and improve our knowledge. Our first book, which has 2 editions, is called “Poems..Of Eternal Moments” and our Quote book uses fitness play-on-words to motivate and humor.

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Hannah Jansen Woertman

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women: the heart, sweat, soul—the foundation of our Nation Why would a twice-widowed 17th century Dutch mother immigrate to the New World? Hannah, widow of Brit turned Netherlander Jan William Woertman, would answer that question;...

Sacrifice in The Maze Runner: A Student’s POV

In the book the Maze Runner, Thomas went through a very long, emotional roller coaster throughout his time in the Glade and the Maze. The theme of Sacrifice was developed in several scenes in the story; when Chuck dove in front of Thomas seeing the knife being thrown...

Lena Brown & Eva Frazier

Lena and Eva are the only two of this generation born after emancipation. Lena was born in the dead of winter 1872 in Red Oak, South Carolina. Lena’s parents had been enslaved by the local Glover landowners. As members of the First Baptist Church, Lena would know Joe...

Embrace (aka Sad Song, Both Wrong)

Saturday morning you walked out my door Hopes and dreams scattered on my floor Holding our future is what I’ll do There will be no me giving up on you Let’s start something beautiful And seal it with a kiss I can hardly wait to hold you And feel your warm embrace How...

Howard A.C. Hensel & Clara M. Updegrove

In the summer of 1858, Andrew Guise Hensel and Catherine Workman Hensel welcomed their fourth son and named him Howard Andrew Carson Hensel, using an atypical four names. Howard’s name celebrated his father and grandfather, both of who were named Andrew. The Carson...

Symble (aka A Smile & A Quote)

The world is open for us to explore An expression of love we so adore There’s something out there for us to share Not like us two, no one can compare How long will you let me love you this way Should you say forever, then forever I’ll stay As time goes by, our days...

Magdalena Neuffer Gruber

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women: the heart, sweat, soul—the foundation of our Nation Blessed by starting life in a prosperous Palatinate family of learned folks, Magdalena Neuffer was better educated than most her neighbors. Her father and uncle were both...

You

Modest shy meticulous Reliable and practical Diligent, intelligent Analytical Dark side, critical harsh Yet brings euphoria Conservative, perfectionist Manly warrior Prudent ambitious Disciplined patient careful Humorous reserved...

Mon Peche

Je suis très amoureusede vous MarcJe me tarde d’être avec vousle 23 fevrier et je t’aimede la part de Georgia peche

Robert B. Thompson & Lydia A. Goodman

Named for his grandfather, Robert Bruce Thompson was delivered into this earthly world on September 24, 1847. The family gathered expectantly at their home on York Farm in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The happy expectant parents, Alexander Thompson and...

Lea Villeman Cossart

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heartbeat and Backbone of our Nation Surviving a three-month voyage through the rough seas of the North Atlantic on a tiny ship full of cold, sick people headed to an unknown future was not for the weak. Leiden-native...

Mama Chasteen & Vircus Tomlin

American Pioneer Chronicles: Southern Women, The Sweat and Soul of our Nation A brave, enslaved woman, first name unknown, called here Mrs. Chasteen, would persevere through enslavement in Jefferson County, Georgia. Born just after 1800, she worked day and night in...

Isabel Gairdin Moffat

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heartbeat and Backbone of our Nation Among the roughly 7000 people living in Old Edinburgh, Scotland were hundreds of poor, uneducated people crammed in the dark, dank and disease-ridden tenements. Isabel Gairdin...

Frederick Curry & Elizabeth Brown

American Pioneer Chronicles Please support our research and view our books for purchase at https://arcifc.com/genealogy/books-and-blog/ Frederick Curry was born on George Washington’s birthday—February 22—in 1907. It was an unusually cold winter day in Savannah,...

Brita Mansdotter Justis

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heartbeat and Backbone of our Nation Please support our research and view our books for purchase at https://arcifc.com/genealogy/books-and-blog Over the 90-year lifespan of Brita Mansdotter Justis, she witnessed the...

Percy C. Forsythe & Nina Washington

American Pioneer Chronicles: Please support our research and view our books for purchase at https://arcifc.com/genealogy/books-and-blog Until wealthy foreigners recognized the joy of escaping the snow and ice of winter to sit on the beach of a tropical island, most...

Elizabeth Seitz Walborn

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heartbeat and Backbone of our Nation Please support our research and view our books for purchase at https://arcifc.com/genealogy/books-and-blog/ Elizabeth Seitz Walborn Lutheran Elizabeth Seitz, having struggled through...

Barbara Peters

The Heart & Backbone of Our Nation Palatine Barbara Peters married Daniel Gutman at age seventeen and gave birth to two sons in quick succession. Her hometown of Ludwigshafen was a tumultuous place, with wars, famine, and religious persecution for Lutherans,...

Catherine Sterf Reed

Colonial Women, The Heart & Backbone of Our Nation Catherine Sterf Reed If there is any power in poverty, it’s the push for a better life. Catherine Sterf Reith embodied that power. Born in 1661 in Baalborn, Palatine, she married a simple Mennonite farmer George...

Eleanor Justice Culin

American Pioneer Chronicles: Eleanor Justice Culin Intrepid Eleanor Justice Culin was in many ways more similar to modern women than to her contemporaries in the eighteenth century. With a surname like Justice, Eleanor may have been predestined to be an independent...

Peter Thompson & Anne M. Shatteen

February of 1860 was cold in Jefferson County, Georgia, especially in the slave quarters where fires were used only on the coldest nights. It was not a particularly good place or time to be born, but here he was anyway, Peter Thompson—first and only child of his...

Edward Mason & Ranie Brown

Edward “Ned” Mason was born enslaved on a plantation in Washington County, Georgia, in the year 1847. He was the first child of the young couple Alfred and Hannah Mason, who had both been born into enslaved themselves, probably on the same plantation where Edward was...

The Cay

The Cay Phillip and Timothy are best friends and they live in Denmark. Both of their fathers are fishermen, and they love going out on the fishing boats, which is how they first met. Suddenly, the sound of torpedoes fill the air. Submarines, Aircrafts, and the Nazis....

William Morris Anderson and Emma Louisa Keefer

William Morris Anderson and Emma Louisa Keefer married in 1902 and were husband and wife for more than sixty years. They spent their entire lives within 50 miles of their birthplaces, and upon their deaths came to rest together in a local cemetery. It made perfect...

William & Lottie Duncan

William Duncan, the eldest son of Frederick and Catherine Duncan, was born after New Years of 1876 in Sunbury, Pennsylvania. He was baptized that same year at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and bore the name of his German grandfather, Wilhelm, anglicized as...

James E. Batdorf & Beulah I. Wert

Having been born in Loyalton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, in 1885, James Edward Batdorf had little control over his fate. In an area where nearly all employment was tied directly or indirectly to the world’s largest deposits of anthracite coal, he became a coal...

Some Port Trevorton/Sunbury Narratives

In 1868, William and Elizabeth lived a couple miles west of Port Trevorton, Snyder; sadly the this is year she passes away. Their home was very rural, as they were outside even the small town, surrounded by very little but nature. To the north of their property was...

Number the Stars

Summary for chapter 1 “Number the Stars” is about a girl named Annemarie Johansen and her parents. After school she wants to race her friend, Ellen Rosen, with Annemarie’s little sister Kristi following behind, trying to catch up. When they were running they got...

Abel Thompson & Gussie Hensel

Abel Robert Thompson came into this world on the eve of another cold Pennsylvania winter. He was born after Thanksgiving, November 28, 1880, to proud parents, Robert Bruce Thompson and Lydia Ann Goodman both Pennsylvania natives living in Sheridan at the time....

Le Week-end Dernier

written by middle school daughter J’adore le week-end! Pendant le week-end je regardé le film Halloween avec ma amie Abril sur Vendredi, fini mes devoirs et detendé pendant Samedi, et parlé mes amies sur ma telephone. Et passé du temps avec ma famille sur Dimanche....

Charlotte “Lottie” and William Duncan

William and Lottie Duncan were a caring couple of late nineteenth century, whose family persevered through adversity. The couple were wed and lived in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, having two sons together, Irvin and Harris. When Harris passed in infancy, Irvin became the...

Charlotte “Lottie” and William Duncan

by Sophia Thompson (age 12 at the time) William and Lottie Duncan were a caring couple of late nineteenth century, whose family persevered through adversity. The couple were wed and lived in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, having two sons together, Irvin and Harris. When...

Emma and William Anderson

by S Thompson Emma and William Anderson were a happy, married couple in the early twentieth century. They married in Sunbury, and eventually raised three sets of twins and three kids, loving each and every one of them. The couple was religious and did attend Lutheran...

Brave New World

Passage 1 “Did you ever feel, (…) as though you had something inside you that was only waiting for you to give it a chance to come out? Some sort of extra power that you aren’t using-you know, like all the water that goes down the falls instead of through the...

Orchids Often Do

We just published the second song of Astral Air CD, our second CD book of Life and Love. The song is called “Orchids Often Do,” a song about being the uncertainty of first love. Please see www.arcifc.com for details.

Music Sooths the Beast

Why do I love music? Many, many reasons, but the top one is that it feels good, sounds good. It brings memories and creates new ones. I have long understood the benefits of music for physical and mental well-being. I remember as a kid how much I craved music. In...

Emma and William Anderson

by Sofa Emma and William Anderson were a happy, married couple in the early twentieth century. They married in Sunbury, and eventually raised three sets of twins and three kids, loving each and every one of them. The couple was religious and did attend Lutheran...

TFH Excerpt: Charlotte “Lottie” and William Duncan

William Duncan and Charlotte were a caring, married couple, who married in the late nineteenth century. The couple married and lived in Sunbury, Pennsylvania. They did also have one son together, Irvin and another son, Harris, born in 1905 who died in infancy. William...

Genealogy Photographic History

We published out next generation of books. Our family history is growing and is exciting and interesting. Knowing your roots can help you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your health and...

Genealogy Family Narratives

We published out next generation of books. Our family history is growing and is exciting and interesting. Knowing your roots can help you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your health and...

Genealogy Books – Generation 7

We published out next generation of books, 32 books in all. Our family history is growing and is exciting and interesting. Knowing your roots can help you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your...

Georgia Calling

Georgia Calling, the final and title Track off" "Georgia Calling" CD. Listen to a preview.... https://youtu.be/YUKEZf9Rb-E

Sweet Refrain

Listen to our latest song, Sweet Refrain, Track 8 off the “Georgia Calling” CD

Kissing Each Hilltop

Kissing Each Hilltop, One of my faves. It’s preview of Track 7 off ‘Georgia Calling’ CD. Enjoy! Kissing Each Hilltop, Track 7 off Georgia Calling CD

I’ll Be Here

Check out “I’ll Be Here” Track 6 off Georgia Calling CD

Feline Kisses

Enjoy our 4th track, Feline Kisses from our latest CD, Georgia Calling” https://youtu.be/FkzLkOhYA7E

Peach So Sweet

Peach So Sweet, Track 3 off Georgia Calling CD https://youtu.be/DPGgiSwL0ac

The unique land, Eygpt

The Nile River The Nile River is 4,258 miles long. It is located in Northeastern Africa, generally known as the longest river in the world. The Nile River shares its water source through eleven countries. The primary two countries are Egypt and Sudan. In Egypt, the Nile River creates a fertile green valley across the […]

Orchids Often Do

Enjoy our next song, Orchids Often Do, Track 2 off Georgia Calling CD https://youtu.be/rQBA-YlE_yk  Cd available at https://www.amazon.com/Georgia-Calling-Marq-Thompson/dp/B07F25GS7W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1544180937&sr=8-1&keywords=georgia+calling+cd

Mercury

Mercury is the planet closest to the sun than all the other planets in our solar system, the innermost and the smallest! Only being 1,516 miles long, Mercury has many surface features like craters, ridges, and terrains ranging heavily from all of the craters covering Mercury. Mercury is only about 35 million miles away from […]

Famous Quotes

Hi again, these were some inspiring and famous quotes i used for a school project. They were supposed to match the IB MYP Learner Profile words (because i was in the IB Program and still am). I did this in sixth grade, i think this was one of my favorite projects, actually. Enjoy 🙂   […]

Genealogy Generation 7 Books

We published out next generation of books, 32 books in all. Our family history is growing and is exciting and interesting. Knowing your roots can help you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your health and well-being. Do some research or hire a genealogist […]

Craig Kielburger Essay

Hey, this is an essay i wrote in sixth grade about Craig Keilburger and global poverty.   Kielburger’s essay persuaded me that global poverty is a big problem. The information and evidence of the essay convinced me that if everyone sticks together, gives money, and donates their time, kids living in poor conditions will have […]

Genealogy Books Generation 6

We published out next generation of books. Our family history is growing and is exciting and interesting. Knowing your roots can help you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your health and well-being. Do some research or hire a genealogist to assist you. Go […]

Jeff Rubin It’sugar Biography

Hi you! Here’s a short essay i wrote in 6th grade about the great candy store It’sugar (if you don’t know it look it up!) and how it became and the man behind it, Jeff Rubin. “Everyone else builds candy stores on taste. I’m building on attitude.” Jeff Rubin founded It’sugar in 2005, which is […]

Georgia Calling

Our second full CD book is here! “Georgia Calling” is a Music Book about Wonder, sharing deep feelings through nine interrelated chapters (9 tracks) of the wonder of new and young love. Individually each chapter is superb, but together, all are truly awe-inspiring and wondrous! Purchase now at https://www.amazon.com/Georgia-Calling-Marq-Thompson/dp/B07F25GS7W/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1530904128&sr=8-1-fkmr0&keywords=georgia+calling+cd+marc+thomspon

Generation 6 Genealogies

Genealogy Generation 6 We published out next generation of books. Our family history is growing and is exciting and interesting. Knowing your roots can help you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your health and well-being. Do some research or hire a genealogist to […]

The visit

Hi all! I wrote this short story a long time ago when i was a small bean, about my best friend (to this day) Nyah who sadly moved to California about 6 years ago.     One bright morning I woke up in my bed in an excited mood (not normal because I honestly, really […]

Fitness Books

We published out next edition of fitness books. Our collection is growing and is exciting and interesting. Health and Fitness helps you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your health and well-being, feeling good and sleeping better. Do some fitness or hire a fitness […]

Georgia Calling: The Music Book of a Wondrous Life

We’ve just completed “Georgia Calling: The Music Book of a Wondrous Life,” it’s our second song book CD, following “Sweet Refrain,” our first CD. “Georgia Calling” wondrous deep look into the beginning of love, learning, experiencing and finding true love. Four songs that coalesce into a great music book. Song book 3 will be due […]

Toblerone

This was one of my school projects on the chocolate Toblerone, because honestly, it’s one of my absolute favorites! Plus is was so fun learning about it. Toblerone is a sweet, famous, and delectable chocolate. Jean Tobler owned a factory that manufactured sweets in Bern, Switzerland. Jean eventually gave his factory to his son, Theodor. […]

My Poem

This was a poem i made for a class in 7th grade, about myself. We had to read it out loud which was nerve-wrecking but afterwards i felt good about myself and my work. Sophia Who is caring, active, and an animal-lover. Daughter of Marc and Melvalean. Who loves her friends, winter, and family. Who […]

Genealogy Generation 8 (Maternal)

We published out next generation of books. Our family history is growing and is exciting and interesting. Knowing your roots can help you in so many ways: to know yourself better, helps with relationships, and with job productivity. Helps with your health and well-being. Do some research or hire a genealogist to assist you. Go […]

The Inn Between by: Marina Cohen

This is a book review i did for the Inn Between The Inn Between is a very unusual place, says best friends Quinn Martin and Kara Cawston. The two friends met in kindergarten and are still friends now. Kara is going to move away soon, so Quinn takes the last trip with Kara to west […]

Feline Kisses

An ol’ school blues rock, “Feline Kisses” delves into developing deeper true love; having loved and lost, and finally meeting the one that is your soulmate. True faith. It is peaceful, sensual and oh so soulful. Please see www.marqthompson.com for details.

Peach So Sweet

We just published the second song of Astral Air CD, our second CD book of Life and Love. The song is called “Peach So Sweet,” a song about being First true unconditional love, all the good and bad of love; sexual, deep, comforting, passionate. Please see www.marqthompson.com for details.

Smile by: Raina Telgemeier

This is my book review of one of my favorite books “Smile”. Raina always just wanted to be normal sixth grader. But, after one night of Girl Scouts heading to Raina’s house, she trips, and injures her two front teeth, really badly. Things just got worse after that. She has to go through on and […]

Georgia Calling

We just published the first song of Astral Air CD, our second CD book of Life and Love. The song is called “Georgia Calling,” a song about being Alone but hopeful, enthusiastic and upbeat feeling about finding first love; idyllic, green, young, immature, impatient. Acoustic guitar slow but building to a better future and flute […]

The Secrets of Melodia

The Goddess of the Sea Melodia was born loving water, sea life, and swimming. Melodia has long blonde hair, pale skin, and a graceful body meant for swimming. This is the story of how Melodia came to rule the ocean and how we trust her to keep it safe. Melodia was a Greek mortal, just […]

Sweet Refrain: The Music Book of Love & Hope

Be on the lookout for our first CD Musiq Booq compilation published for all to enjoy via createspace, available on amazon. Sweet Refrain: The Music Book of Love & Hope Sweet Refrain is a Music Book. sharing deep feelings through 4 interrelated chapters (tracks) of Love, Hope and Life. Individually each chapter is wonderful, but […]

Sweet Refrain: The Music Book of Love & Hope

We have finished our first CD, “Sweet Refrain: The Music Book of Love & Hope.” These songs are of love and life. Hope you enjoy! The CD and individual songs are now available on iTunes. Go to http://www.marqthompson.com/fitness-books/music/ for details.  

BLUE

by Zophia © 2016 Blue looks like the ocean and blue markers. Blue sounds like music, rain, and the ocean waves. Blue smells like cotton candy and blueberries. Blue feels like a blanket, beautiful, and winter. Blue makes me feel mellow, calm, and soft. Blue tastes like cotton candy and blackberries. Blue experienced is end […]

MUSIQ BOOQ FOR LOVE & HEALTH

We wanted to take time to invite you to our Musiq Booq CD’s, dedicated to emotional lyrics and unique music to bring love, joy and harmony to our lives. Real life stories and situations to help us through our everyday circumstances. Our CD’s are arranged in chapters (songs) that each tell their individual story but, […]

SEAWORLD

Do you have a favorite place to visit? I do. Mine is SeaWorld. I love to visit SeaWorld because of the rides and activities, the clothes and other items in the gift shop, and the fact that you can take family and friends, and it’s not like an “only kid thing.” So now let me […]

I LOVE DOGS

Just wanted to say: I love dogs! Do you? Do you have a favorite pet? I do. Mine is a dog. I would like to have a dog all to myself. I would be respectful, responsible, and loving. It would be wonderful if I had a dog all to myself. To begin with, owning a […]

MONSTER HIGH

My favorite movie is Monster High. I like it because it’s funny and it can be for boys and girls. It has boy and girl characters. It’s about a high school with monster kids. They have lots of episodes; my favorite is called “Why do Ghouls Fall in Love?” There is a DVD with another […]

MAYFLOWER

At the start of its journey, the Mayflower had 102 passengers. They didn’t have airplanes back then so they went on a ship. The people who didn’t go with the ship wished them good-luck as they sailed away. Through the days, it was hard working along the journey. Many got sick or even very ill; […]

LAND OF CANDY 3

Chapter 3. It’s Over Me. A regular neighborhood. A perfectly white sidewalk. I was back home. Then I recognized a face coming toward me. “There you are!” Maya said, disappointed. “I was looking everywhere—you weren’t at your house, anywhere! I was actually kind of worried! Because your parents’ cars were still in the driveway! I […]

LAND OF CANDY 2

Chapter 2. This Is Like Candy Land Where am I? I thought. All around me were yellow and purple trees, striped colored pathways, and… gingerbread men? On the colored trees there were little candies. I looked around to see if anyone was watching me as I picked a candy off the tree. It was delicious! […]

LAND OF CANDY 1

Chapter 1. Same Old It all started with me and my friend, Maya, walking down the perfectly white sidewalk in our neighborhood. We were chatting the same old and having a good time when suddenly something caught my eye. I was as curious as I was frightened to go see what it was. I mean, […]

MAGIC LAND

Finally! It was February 16th, my birthday! I was so excited, but when I opened my first gift at home, something magical happened. As soon as I knew it, I was in Magic Land. How did I know? There was a bunch of stories and myths about this place and I recognized it right away. […]

SLEEPOVER

One Saturday morning, I woke up very excited—my friend, Ella, and her little sister, Alena, were coming over and sleeping over! We weren’t going to pick her up right away in the morning so we went shopping! First, we went to the World Thrift Store Ella’s mom recommended to us. We must’ve went on the […]

CHRISTMAS!

What is a jolly holiday… that people call the red and green holiday? If you answered Christmas, you’re right! I am going to be telling three reasons why I love Christmas as my favorite holiday: being with family and friends, decorating, and shopping for clothing and decorations. So, let’s get started! First is being with […]

CHEETAHS

My favorite animal is a cheetah! Want to know why? Well, here it is! I started to like cheetahs when I was about 6 years old. They were my favorite animal even then. If I had to turn into an animal, it would be a cheetah. Why? Well, cheetahs are unique animals, and they’re the […]

THE MAN AND THE BEAR 1

Chapter 1 It was a nice sunny day outside. My friend Mike and I were camping in the woods. I brought my video camera, just in case something happened that was worth the tape. It was getting into the afternoon and after our hike we spotted a bear family! We were very interested in the […]

POLLUTION

I think people should stop polluting and littering. The first reason they should stop is because when they throw things in the ocean there are animals that live in the ocean and sometimes they think the garbage is food and they eat it and die! What if you were an animal swimming in the ocean […]

FISHING WITH DAD

One sunny day I asked my dad if we could go fishing. He said “Sure!” I said, “Yay!” and got ready. Then we drove to a fishing place. I was so excited. We bought shrimp, worms, and hooks. I said, “I wish we could go fishing right now!” Dad laughed and said, “Me too.” We […]

MY NEW DOG!

Hey guys! This story is “The Big Idea: My New Dog!” I have another story of when I got my dog, too. This one is the beginning of my life with Gemma, who I love a lot. I’ve had her for 5 years now. Woohoo! BTW, remember, I’m just copying it for now, and I […]

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