Nov 30, 2018
In today's AMXbooks, we talk adversity and its direct correlation to developing character, the intense nature of rowing and an important part of American and world history.
Nov 29, 2018
Tough times create tough people. Several themes emerge as we continue our journey w/ The Boys in the Boat - the effects of the Depression in America, Hitler's rise to power in Europe, the sport of crew and its origins in the US, and, if you can believe it, more! Enjoy today's lesson!
Nov 29, 2018
Here are two more of The Spaniard's great conversations with veterans. These took place in Philadelphia during the Veterans Kick Off 5th Annual Old Glory Relay Across America. First, retired Army Lt. Col. (and former wrestler!) Eric Stetson tells how FourBlock.org helps service members transition into careers where they...
Nov 28, 2018
When Dread suggested I read The Boys in the Boat, I knew nothing about the book. But his enthusiasm, as well as the 20,813 reviews on Amazon (95% four and five star), made this book a no brainer. The subtitle, "Nine Americans and Their Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics" sets the stage for a triumphant story that...
Nov 27, 2018
Coco takes place during Día de los Muertos and tells the story of Miguel, a young Mexican boy whose passion and purpose is music. Young Miguel is met w/ challenge after challenge in seeing his passion through. In today's AMXkids, you'll learn: why family, culture and traditions are important, the interconnectedness...