Author Archives: annetbell

About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne

Heaven on Earth Adirondacks

  Spanning more than six million acres with over 100 welcoming communities, the Adirondack Region is home to the largest protected natural area in the lower 48. Like a patchwork quilt, the Adirondacks are made up of twelve distinct regional … Continue reading

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HIROSHIMA by John Hersey

On August 6, 1945 , Hiroshima, Japan was destroyed by the first direct hit of an atomic bomb on a city.  Hersey tells what happened that day. “Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document, has … Continue reading

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Wake Up, You Lazy Pig

It is time to play!   Watch and chuckle at this very persistent Husky persistently trying to awaken the pig from a deep sleep.  

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Music Monday “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran

  Ed Sheeran and his fiancee, Cherry Seaborn became engaged just before the New Year. Ed is an Englishman born and bred who writes and performs his own songs with the voice of an angel. He says  that Cherry inspired … Continue reading

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The Greatest Showman, A Film

Who doesn’t love Hugh Jackman?  He plays the character of P T Barnum who once said, ” There is a sucker born every minute. ” That quirky side of Barnum is not really addressed in his making people happy by … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill . . . .A Connection 70 Years Later

Here is one of my favorite scenes  from the film, The Darkest Hour about the political climate in Britain early in World War II.  Winston Churchill is the new Prime Minister who faces the distinct possibility of  the total  destruction … Continue reading

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New Facts on the Sinking of the Titanic

Very interesting  even if  it is half true!  Power and money seem always to be the route of all evil!

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