Family Research Council Statement on NBA All-Star Game Re-Locating to New Orleans

Family Research Council Statement on NBA All-Star Game Re-Locating to New Orleans

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the NBA announced it will move the 2017 NBA All-Star Game to New Orleans, Louisiana. The game was originally scheduled to be hosted in Charlotte, North Carolina, but the NBA moved the game out of Charlotte in protest over passage of North Carolina’s House Bill 2, which provides common sense protections for bathroom privacy and against government overreach.

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Into Dartford Crossing

Looking at Queen Elizabeth II Bridge heading into Dartford Crossing.

England, Dartford – September 2016

shot with iPhone 6s plus using Hueless,  edited using Snapseed and Marksta, click the picture for a larger version

Filed under: Black and White, Bridge Tagged: architecture, Black and white, Bridge, Dartford, England, Hueless, Iphone, London, Ma…

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Back to School Contest

Back to School Contest


It’s contest time! Leave a comment below and be entered to win a copy of the electronic version of Elephants Never Forgotten. Contest closes at noon (EST) on Friday (Sept. 9th). I’ll do a random drawing and award two books. To enter, post a comment below on what you most like(d) about school. What was/is your favorite class? Who was/is your best friend? Who was/is your…

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NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio facing tensions further strained by NYPD shootings

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio facing tensions further strained by NYPD shootings

The point-blank shooting of two New York City police officers this weekend is testing whether Mayor Bill de Blasio’s brand of unapologetic liberalism can work in a city that’s spent decades under mayors who made law and order a top priority.
De Blasio’s pledge to reform police practices helped sweep him into office last year. And in recent weeks he’s pushed for the right of demonstrators to gather…

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“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair”. – Kahil Gibran

Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania

I wish I could be there right now, breathing in the fresh pure air with no distraction. Sometimes I just need to close my eyes and reflect on all the splendors of life. To express gratitude for all that has been given and all that has been received.  It is a precious life.


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Cyberterror Attack: Did World Underestimate North Korea?

Did World Underestimate North Korea? CNN’s Brooke Baldwin speaks with Jim Walsh, a research associate with MIT’s Security Studies Program about the secret “Bureau 121” and North Korea’s capabilities in cyberterror.