Families

Some articles on families:

Thunderbird (mythology) - In Oral History
... There are stories of thunderbirds in human form marrying into human families some families may trace their lineage to such an event ... Families of thunderbirds who kept to themselves but wore human form were said to have lived along the northern tip of Vancouver Island ... goes that other tribes soon forgot the nature of one of these thunderbird families, and when one tribe tried to take them as slaves the thunderbirds put on their feather blankets and transformed ...
List Of Anuran Families - Families
... Archaeobatrachia - 4 families, 6 genera, 27 species Family Genera Common Names Example Species Example Photo Ascaphidae 1 Tailed frogs Tailed Frog (Ascaphus truei ...
Kitchener, Ontario - History - Settlement
... had purchased was remote but it was of great interest to German Mennonite farming families from Pennsylvania ... were built, and over the next decade several families made the difficult trip north to what was then known as the Sand Hills ... One of these Mennonite families, arriving in 1807, was the Schneiders, whose restored 1816 home (the oldest building in the city) is now a museum located ...
Utica, New York - Demographics - Organized Crime in Utica
... Buffalo Cosa Nostra family and at least three other families, including the Scranton, Colombo, and Genovese family which had and likely still have a local presence ... death of Boss Stefano Magaddino and other families and influences jockeyed for power and influence, and multiple gangland style homicides took place between 1979 and 1986 ... multiple and somewhat ambiguous ties to the Buffalo, Scranton, and Colombo families) ran the rackets, until they were decimated by federal indictments and convictions ...
331 Model
... of why there must exist three families of quarks and leptons ... The standard model thus offers no explanation of why there are three families, or indeed why there is more than one family ... to destroy the perfect cancellation of the anomaly, per family, and to make the three families transform differently under an extended gauge group, and to arrange that the anomaly cancel, only for three families ...

Famous quotes containing the word families:

    Accidents will occur in the best regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances the—a—I would say, in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    Families have always been in flux and often in crisis; they have never lived up to nostalgic notions about “the way things used to be.” But that doesn’t mean the malaise and anxiety people feel about modern families are delusions, that everything would be fine if we would only realize that the past was not all it’s cracked up to be. . . . Even if things were not always right in families of the past, it seems clear that some things have newly gone wrong.
    Stephanie Coontz (20th century)

    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances ... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)