Category Archives: History & eyeball remembrances

Scientists Revived the Spanish Flu Virus, Source of Worst Pandemic in History


Scientists Revived the Spanish Flu Virus, What Could Go Wrong? Alex Santoso • Sunday, January 21, 2007 at 3:42 AM   [I know this is not new history. My father was 17 in 1918 when this started and was working in … Continue reading

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CHRISTIANITY’S TENSION WITH AA – A REAL ISSUE


Churchmen and organized religions have generally been of three minds when it comes to Alcoholics Anonymous. Some groups condemn it since it does not specify a religious conversion in line with their particular creed. Others may see it as competition. … Continue reading

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Mt. Sinai’s St. Catherine’s Monestary closed by Egyptian government


Father Paolos, a member of St. Catherine’s Monastery’s Holy Council, walks out of the farm for an interview with Al-Monitor on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. He has been living in the monastery since 1972. (photo by Mohannad Sabry) Sinai’s St. … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO CITIES OVER 67 YEARS


This is a photo essay of contrasts and similarities between two cities. One is very close to where I live, and I pass through or visit regularly.  The other city is half a world away, and I’ll probably never visit.  I … Continue reading

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A. D. 1955, and a look into a crystal ball


A. D. 1955, and a look into a crystal ball.  Crystal ball viewers are rarely accurate. (a repost from May, 2011))  I was a junior in high school.  Dad bought my mother a bright red 1955 Chevy convertible with a continental … Continue reading

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Traveling with Holy Land tours


For a number of years I was fortunate to be involved in travel business. Part of that time I worked for KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, and also with group travel agencies designing and traveling with Holy Land tours, as well … Continue reading

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