Angelfish, Moray and Sharks, oh my!
If something seems a little fishy this week, hold your breath and snorkel on over to http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/ 2298/ index.html to check out the action under the sea! Coral Reef Fishes is a terrific site with information on the many types of fish living in a coral reef ecosystem. Have you ever wondered how a fish could become extinct? You can find out by clicking your way into "Endangered Species." Learn all about the feeding habits of coral reef fish. Could you dine on algae or sponge for every meal? If fish food doesn't tickle your fancy, try checking out the amazing "Fish of the Week." Don't forget to wander into the online "Portfolio" and view the amazing pictures taken by reef divers off the Northeastern Brazilian reefs. This site is a great vacation spot for everyone on the Web, and you won't even get wet!
History Channel Traveler
Before you back out of the driveway in the family car, shift gears on your browser for http://www.historytravel.com/ The History Channel Traveler can help make even a short trip to grandma's house a trip back in time. There is a historic place of interest nearly anywhere you can think of to go in the USA, and this Web site can point the way. Start by finding historic places near your home from the regional maps. You might be surprised to find some points of interest nearby. You don't have to drive to check out the Itineraries and Features for things like historic Civil War sites, presidential homes or even historic holiday locations. But, if you are driving, don't worry about getting lost. There are interactive maps to help you plan your trip right down to the highways and hotels.
Winnie's Life in Kenya
Imagine what it would be like to grow up in another time and another place. How about imagining what it would feel like to leave your family, community and your country all at once? Journey back in time to http://www.tiac.net/users/alastair/winnie/and learn all about the life and times of Winnie Brown Hewitt. Growing up in a large family, Winnie spent much of her childhood in a small British town surrounded by brothers and sisters and sheltered from the rest of the world. In 1927, Winnie married Frank Hewitt, her childhood sweetheart, and moved to Kenya. She began a new life in Africa, having to make new friends while adapting to a new culture, a new home and a new country. Grab your passport for the World Wide Web and find out more about the wonderfully wide world of Winnie and her life in Kenya.
Universal Press Syndicate