Be it resolved!

Stand up for what is right. Hug someone everyday. Have ears to hear, eyes to see and hands to love. Let friends and family know they are appreciated even when they aggravate. Laugh at the absurd, it is the only appropriate response. ...

Thomas Sowell poses questions

What do you call it when someone steals someone else's money secretly? Theft. What do you call it when someone takes someone else's money openly by force? Robbery. What  do you call it  when a politician  takes someone else's money in...

Disability or Challenge?

In some cases I guess it comes down to one's attitude and personality! Again having problems embedding the video so please click on the link below. http://www.woio.com/category/211979/video-landing-page?clipId=6582680&autostart=true

Could one of Santa's crew gone rogue?

Let's say most of them look the same to me.  But I know it wasn't Rudolf.  But which of the others, I can't tell Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, Dasher & Dancer apart!   Family Captures Deer Terrorizing Their Home on Christmas Eve ...

Are you sure?

So your significant other said that they had to go to the office today?

Break bread with me?

ברוך אתה ה 'אלוהינו, מלך העולם, המוציא לחם מן הארץ (Barukh atah Adonai Eloheinu melekh ha'olam, ha'motzi lehem min ha‑aretz) The only Hebrew I can reliably say and translate.  It is the blessing of the bread on a Sabbath.  In English you...

It is You and Me

Heard this poem today, and it nails it!  It illustrates for me the insidiousness of NIMBYism!   The Oak Tree By Batt Holiday The oak tree stood there, tall and straight , Seemingly impervious to the whims of fate. It’s limbs...

Well done Ladies!

The lads in the British Army who married these ladies are among the fortunate.  They have honored their families in a wonderful way! Hear the Tear-Jerking, Fastest-Selling Single in Britain in 3 Years…By a Group of Military Wives Posted on...

Was Santa caught on film?

Posted on December 26, 2011 by Jonathon M. Seidl It lit up the night sky in Germany on Christmas Eve. And now there’s rampant speculation, even debate, about what exactly the streak of light was. Videos of the streak of light were...

Inspiration comes from unexpected places

People can surprise you, and take inspiration from the most unexpected places. The embed for this video is not available so I ask you to click on the link below. ...

Around the World

My wish is the same! Geseënde Kersfees! Gëzuar Krishtlindjet د ميلاد مجيد Շնորհավոր Սուրբ Ծնունդ: З Калядамі শুভ বড়দিন Весела Коледа Bon Nadal 聖誕快樂 Sretan Božić Veselé Vánoce Glædelig jul Häid jõule ...

12 Days of Christmas (parents version)

With love and humor the best gifts ever! The Twelve Days of Christmas: My Child Gave to Me By Karen Deerwester, Ed.S. South Florida Parenting 9:40 AM EST, December 1, 2011     On the 12th day of...

Transformation

When we say that word we all imagine something spectacular with inescapable visible change.  But is it that? Or is it more a turning from within away from that which had entertained our thoughts and time? Are we in need of transformation? ...

‘Santa’ Saves Man from Burning Pickup

 — But That’s Not the Whole Story… Posted on December 23, 2011 by Christopher Santarelli   Incredible video caught one good Samaritan this past Tuesday pulling North Texas man out from his crashed pickup truck just before it was...

Sometimes we stumble onto things that make us go hmmmm?

Is This ‘Miraculous’ Glowing Halo the Place Where Moses Saw God? Historians, theologians and the faithful have for centuries wanted to know: Where is the holy mountain where Moses met God? Theories have ranged from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt...

What Advent means to me

In part as a revulsion to the materialism that is so visible at this time of year, I embarked on an exploration of what Advent means and means to me. In my exploration of the church's celebration of the season, I found that two portions of my...

Some seasonal teasers

  Christmas: The time when everyone gets Santa-mental. The 3 Christmas stages of man:  *He believes in Santa Claus. He doesn't believe in Santa Claus. He is Santa Claus.*   Did you hear that one of Santa's reindeer now works for...

‘I Told Her I Would Stay’:

 Hero Police Officer Crawls Under Bus to Hold Trapped Woman’s Hand Posted on December 17, 2011 by Madeleine Morganstern West Valley City, Utah police officer Kevin Peck wedged between an icy street and the undercarriage of a...

There is a Santa

Secret Santa: Holiday surprise for local Kmart layaway shopper 19 Action News previously told you about some complete strangers going around paying off layaway balances for Christmas. It's happening coast to coast, including right here in...

Haiku to Friendship?

When downer be, puts up! Up for untold maddening larks! Why does one consent?

Origin of the Bill of Rights a short history

James Madison wrote the Bill of Rights, inspired by the Virginia Declaration of Rights. Madison announced his intention to draft the Bill of Rights on May 4, 1789. Madison introduced the first 9 amendments June 8, 1789. The...

On the 222nd Birthday

On this day in 1789, Virginia ratified the Bill of Rights making it confirmed portion of the Constitution of the united States of America.  This radio program was aired on the 150th anniversary and is worth contemplating this day 72 years later. ...

A Forensic Nightmare

I wouldn't want to have been the one to make this call!  It gave me a headache just trying to follow this.   Don Harper Mills At the 1994 annual awards dinner given by the American Association for Forensic Sciences, AAFS President Don...