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;...

Joseph P. Layman & Rebecca J. Overlander

Just before the outbreak of the American Civil War, on January 8, 1859, Joseph Pierce Layman was born to Michael Layman and Elmira Elizabeth Raymond in Airville, York County, Pennsylvania. He was the seventh of nine siblings: Jacob, Sarah, Uriah, Mary, Elmira,...

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...

Let Every Man Praise The Bridge He Isometrically Stabilizes

Here are some of our favorite Bridge Variants: Standard bridge (arms down, feet down) Yoga bridge (hands interlaced under bridge) Pilates bridge One-leg bridge (arms up or down) One-leg heel-life bridge (arms up or down) Stability ball bridge Stability ball one-leg...

Catherine Van Kleffe Searing

Marriage is for better or worse but, for Catherine Van Kleffe, marrying Anglican Simon Searing in Hertfordshire, England would redefine challenge and adventure. Catherine was a remarkably tough lady, leaving the comforts of an established community with substantial...