With today’s remarks and abuse about people of different ethnic cultures, here is a positive account about a black couple that founded Centralia, WA. They were Mary & George Washington. Mary had African & Jewish heritage & came to Washington from Louisiana. George was born to a white woman of English descent and an African-American…Read more »
Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers out there! Here is a simple father’s tale I heard today & thought I would share it. An elderly man saw a crow tapping at his window. “What? What is it?” His grown son said to him, “It’s a crow. It’s only a crow. I’ve told you this…Read more »
In history, we hear stories about the Christians being persecuted such as in Rome, but here is a different historical fact that I hadn’t heard. At the end of the 18th century, the country of Vietnam was divided into two kingdoms. The North was ruled by the Trinh dynasty and the South ruled by the…Read more »
Have we become barbarians? Cossacks whipping people, the U.S. ripping babes from their undocumented parents, governments hurling insults and slurs at each other, road rage, and the mentally ill packing weapons seems to be the norm. How can our children learn respect when they witness these incidents? Remember children tend to mimic adult behavior. What…Read more »
The new breed of telephone scammers don’t wait for someone to say hello to rip someone off. One such scam is they make repeated calls to you and disconnect after one ring. They know this will spur people into calling back the displayed number. If you call the area codes such as 268, 664, and…Read more »
Beverage companies advertise sports drinks as a healthy way to keep you well-hydrated. The truth is shocking. The ingredients in the sports drinks will not hydrate you and are actually detrimental to your health. A typical sports drink contains high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners. It has two-thirds of the sugar content of soda,…Read more »
As spring approaches and many of us go through stuff to be discarded, stop and reflect. While doing volunteer work, I found out that St. Vincent’s sticks things aside for the homeless. Don’t toss out your back packs. Apparently, this is a hot item for the homeless.