Orthodox Africa: Creating Synergy in missions one partnership at a time

This is a wonderful non-profit that I think many of you, dear readers, will appreciate.  Please read about them here. Periodically, I will be sharing news about the various missions they support.  The latest is about an orphanage that has the opportunity to purchase land where they can have a permanent location instead of renting [...]


Bishop Matthias Sues OCA ~ Additional Thoughts

October 10, 2015 George Michalopulos posted an article about His Grace, Bp. Matthias' lawsuit against the OCA for breach of contract here.  Included in the post is the full Chicago Tribune news article. As further information regarding this lawsuit, find here the full complaint filed with the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.  The public [...]

Miss “America”

The new Miss America's Indian heritage has caused some controversy.  Really, people?  Really?!  Her parents are immigrants.  So what?  She is an American.  My grandparents were immigrants.  My father is American.  He doesn't identify himself as Italian-American.  Neither do I. Frankly, it makes me nuts when someone who was born in the United States and [...]

You have GOT to be kidding?!!

Nancy Pelosi is absolutely nuts.  There is absolutely no way this should happen. And every single one of the AIG execs who enjoyed their spa retreat and massage ought to get their softened butts fired and be made to repay every single penny of that $440,000 out of their own pockets!! Geesh!!!

Stroll through the Blogosphere

As is my usual practice, after taking my first "med" of the day and needing to "wait 30 mins. before eating," I took a stroll through the blog-o-sphere.  Here are the finds for today. Read Susie's Meanderings entry for today found here.  Though she was born in 1948, several of her "memories" I share though [...]

Hello Hannah!

The temperature is 73 degrees F.  It feels like it is 83.  It is pouring, and I mean pouring, rain.  The wind is beginning to pick up blowing the rain in sideways sheets and bending trees to its will.  The sky is a chaulky grey. I hope soon it is... bye, bye Hannah!

More thoughts on Palin as Veep

Thank you dear readers, for your thoughtful comments, and for doing so with respect and kindness.  While browsing through my RSS feed, I tripped over this link which expresses in a much more articulate manner than I was able to my two mindedness on Palin as Veep.