St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. His complete turnaround and conversion has been an inspiration to many who struggle with a particular vice or habit they long to break. This famous son of St. Monica was born in Africa and spent many ...continue reading
SANTA MONICA: Santa Monica Mall - before it became 3rd Street Promenade. Remember this mall in Pee Wee's Big Adventure? And the record store was the location for Pretty in Pink - John Cryer's big Otis Redding scene.
Student self-portraits using watercolor are a great first week of school activity. It's also a fun project to repeat at the end of the school year. Read all about how to use this fun idea in the classroom.