Monday, January 23, 2012

The Bricks of Oz

L . Frank Baum was born in 1856 in Chittenango, NY. Inspired by his lush natural surroundings, Baum became a writer who would throughout his life pen 59 novels, 82 short stories, more than 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings. But most famous of all Baum's works was his 1900 novel, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” which would, of course, in 1939 inspire the MGM classic, The Wizard of Oz.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Redwood Happenings: Jan. 11, 2012

Originally published in the Thousand Islands Sun

Friday, January 6, 2012