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We Need To Tell The World

While reading through a series of links that a friend of mine, Paul Wilkinson, publishes in his blog (Thinking Out Loud), I ran across an interesting quote from magician/illusionist Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller fame.

Jillette (and Teller) is a rabid atheist and libertarian. The article I was reading was talking about how one . . . → Read More: We Need To Tell The World

Thanksgiving is Thanksgiving

I know that today is Thanksgiving in the USA and for us Canadians, the holiday passed in October, but I was doing some poking around the Internet today and discovered that dispite the fact that Canadian Thanksgiving has nothing to do with the Pilgrims and Indians Native Americans the holidays are in fact nearly identical.

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Christmas Shopping Again?

Wow! It’s that time of year again, isn’t it. In the USA, this is the big kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. “Black Friday” is this coming week. Have you made your list? Have your kids sent you theirs?

If so, pull out your list. Take a GOOD look at the list. How much of . . . → Read More: Christmas Shopping Again?

In Flanders Fields – Stop to Remember and Give Thanks

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and . . . → Read More: In Flanders Fields – Stop to Remember and Give Thanks

Further Info on Sandy’s effects on Haiti and DR

Here’s an additional update from Compassion regarding the hurricane’s effects on Haiti and the Dominican Republic…

Compassion Haiti has provided more information regarding the impact of Hurricane Sandy.

Disaster Alert: Hurricane Sandy (Haiti)

Nationally, flooding waters have decreased but communication and transportation remain difficult. An additional 584 children from seven ICPs have been affected. These . . . → Read More: Further Info on Sandy’s effects on Haiti and DR