One of the things I’ve noticed about the coverage of the Gilets Jaunes or “Yellow Vests” protests in France is this tendency to think of the French taking to the streets as a cultural phenomenon. People in the Anglosphere think the French protest because that’s the way the French are. So whenever there’s a commotion […]
Hello. My name is Alberto Verenzuela. I’m a 30 year-old Medical Doctor in Venezuela. I graduated in my hometown Maracay at the University of Carabobo. Most of my years as a medical doctor were spent in my country working as an Emergency Physician, and working in an Intensive Care Unit. Hold that thought, I know […]
I have a few of these to get done over the next couple of weeks. Look out for a Christmas themed piece in a week or so (If I get it done) and a wander round the back streets of Porthaethwy, but for now let us return to the mountains where I have begun hunting […]
Some questions won’t die, no matter how many books we write about them. Do you know how to answer them?
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Growing up as a child in the Chicago suburbs, Christmas was always my favorite holiday. Maybe it’s because I am a December baby, I was born into a season of celebration. Every year for as long as I can remember, my parents hosted their annual Christmas Eve celebration for our extended family. The day began […]
Book Bingo Twenty-Five – The Final Bingo – A forgotten classic, a book based on a true story, and a book written more than ten years ago. Wow, that came around quickly! Our final Book Bingo Saturday with Theresa Smith Writes and Mrs B’s Book Reviews for 2018. And to finish the year off, […]
If you live in the United States, then you already know we get fewer vacation days than the rest of the world. My husband and I are limited to a mere 10 vacation days per year, which falls in line with the number of paid time off (PTO) days the average American receives. In fact, […]
To my knowledge, there is little extra-Biblical information in the Church’s tradition concerning Herod Archelaus. This is not surprising since the events of his life where not relevant to the life of the Church. However, the ancient Jewish historian Flavius Josephus, among others, gives us a window into his life which provides us with more of the context of the times.
BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah, alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala rasulina muhammadin wa ala alihi wa sahbihi ajmain nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa nastaghfiruhu wa nashadu an-lailaha ilallahu wahdahu la sharika lah wa nashadu anna sayyidina muhammadin abduhu wa habibuhu wa rasuluhu salallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa azwajihi wa ashabihi wa atbaihi khulafail rashidin, mahdin min […]
It’s a tale as old as time: a desperate desire for youth, knowledge, wealth, fame, power that turns to the dark as a quick and easy way of achieving said desire. The deal (or bargain) with the devil is a well-established myth about those who willingly use their immortal souls as currency for their transaction […]
The Edmonton Oil Kings have two games remaining on their schedule before parting ways for the Western Hockey League Christmas break. And while players and coaches are anxious to get away from the arena and spent some time with loved ones, they know there is still business to be taken care of when they face […]
The National Intelligence Bulletin is a weekly look at domestic systems disruption, and threats to social, political, economic, and financial stability in the United States. This report is available each week for Intelligence subscribers. In this National Intelligence Bulletin… Private corporations take up the mantle of ideology discrimination Budget deadline and partial shutdown now one week out Social […]
Kenneth Branagh’s Shakespeare tale All Is True has been selected to open the Palm Springs Film Festival, which Friday unveiled its full lineup of films for the 30th edition that runs January 3-14. The fest also said that Bruce Bereford’s Ladies in Black will be the closing-night film, with the director and cast members expected […]
As the community mourned the loss of an icon, the first European champion of the ESBRU was crowned. If you missed the first installment of this series on the history of the Empire State Building Run-Up covering 1978-1980, you can read it here. Or jump back to 1981-1983, 1984-1987, 1988-1990 or 1991-1993 instead. Otherwise read on for the next installment […]
Hi everyone, here are our lucky seven musical suggestions for the week; five streaming suggestions and two albums on CD. Click on the photo of the albums to stream them or, in the case of CDs, put them on hold. Streaming Titles: More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 (Deluxe Edition) (2018) by […]