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19 Apr 19
Antilog Vacations | Your Travel Partner For Life

Romance and Europe are just for each other. The majestic architecture, winding streets, delicious food, and breathtaking views make European nations the perfect destination for romantic holidays. Be it your annual retreat, an anniversary trip or your honeymoon, Europe is the perfect choice for you must plan your trip to the most romantic cities in […]

19 Apr 19
O'Connell the Music

Wednesday May 1 MEDITERRANEAN FEAST Songmakers Australia Melbourne Recital Centre at 6 pm Of the seven elements in this sometimes-Mediterranean recital, three are by Rossini, that superlatively cosmopolitan European composer who was never content to be a homebody.   We are also to hear a Massenet piece, a scrap from Turina, and two true oddities:  Habanera […]

19 Apr 19
drfreex.com

It has been a hectic and horrible couple of weeks, let me tell you. Most of it is extremely boring, unless you’re in my skin, and you don’t want to be in here, it would get too crowded. So let’s talk about movies. One of the non-horrible pieces of news in this period was the […]

18 Apr 19
Nwo Report

At least 10 churches in France were attacked in just ONE week in the months before the devastating Notre Dame fire. The seven day spree of vandalism last February sparked fears of a coming wave of anti-Christian persecution across the country. Express.co.uk reports: Senseless acts included the desecration of altars, the defacing of Christ on […]

18 Apr 19
National Post

WASHINGTON — Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning in his first victory with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Thursday. Signed to a $140 million, six-year contract in December after pitching for six seasons in Arizona, Corbin started three games without a decision […]

18 Apr 19
the chrysalis chapters

“Children who die are not really gone, But go to a place that is something like home, Where they sleep the deep sleep, as quiet as stone, Until we can join them when our lives are done.” Baylee Almon, the infant seemingly frozen in time among the carnage that took place at the Murrah building […]

18 Apr 19

St. Clair County Community College recently honored more than 150 students for their outstanding accomplishments in and out of the classroom during the 2018-19 academic year. “Our students, who come from cities across our region and beyond, are committed to their education and work hard throughout the year to achieve their goals,” said Vice President […]

18 Apr 19
Princes, Paupers, Pilgrims & Pioneers

1914: Tensions are rising; war is in the air. It is during this uncertain time in history that Lost Roses, written by Martha Hall Kelly, begins. Despite the simmering unrest swirling through Europe, Eliza Ferriday, a New York socialite, travels to St. Petersburg, Russia to visit with her friends, Sofya and Luna Streshnayva, cousins of […]

18 Apr 19
Branches On Our Civitano Family Tree

In my last post, I wrote about my great grandfather Giuseppe (Joseph) Langellotti. In writing a bit of his story I began to understand the close bonding ties he held with his older brother Angelo Antonio who was b.1870 San Gregorio Martese, Caserta, Italy. Angelo passed away on 28 Dec. 1915, Bronx, New York. He […]

18 Apr 19
ProSoccerTalk

A pretty unique situation at the Etihad Stadium headlines another stop on the road to the Premier League title.

18 Apr 19
Europe 2019: Holland, France and Spain

The flight from Dulles to Heathrow London took about 6.5 hours.  We were on the ground for less than 2 hours for our connection to Amsterdam.  The Amsterdam airport Passport control was a goat rope.  Reminded us of Zimbabwe. Everybody who was trying to get thru passport control was standing in a cluster before two […]

18 Apr 19
WHAT THE FACT!

Stayed home the whole day and slept. When I woke up, realized that today is “Bisita Iglesia” for us Catholics. So, I decided to go. Bisita Iglesia or the Seven Churches Visitation is a pious Roman Catholic Lenten tradition to visit seven churches on the evening of Maundy Thursday. Following the Mass of the Lord’s […]

18 Apr 19
Kelly and Garett Get Away

Garett and I have spent the past 5 days in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. On our first day we did a free tour of the city. We really can’t recommend this highly enough. The tours usually happen every single day in the morning, are tip-based, and have great guides. They are particularly valuable if […]

18 Apr 19
Ultimate Pocket

This time of year means many things to many people. It’s about chocolate and jelly beans. It’s about colored eggs. It’s about bunnies and baby chicks. It’s about Passover and telling stories. It’s about re-birth and springtime. Or it could be about watching movies about these and similar subjects. We’ve selected a dozen (like eggs!) […]

18 Apr 19
polishscholar

This entry requires a bit of background explanation, so please bear with me. One of my goals this trip was to try to visit where my people came from. I’ve known for a little over a year that my great-great grandfather, Grzegorz Moyseowicz (Gregory, or Gregorius in Latin) was the Greek Catholic village priest of […]