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This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday, March 17. Whether you are Irish or not, there is a temptation to take part in St. Patrick’s Day celebrations wherever found. The “wearing of the … more
About 400 people are struck by lightning each year and there are about 55 deaths per year based on a 30 year average. Lightning can strike even when the thunderstorm is 5 to 10 miles away. If you can … more
William Wordsworth said it best when he wrote: I wander’d lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; … more
Daylight saving time is upon us. Twice a year we get to adjust the hour hand on our clocks or modify a number on our digital time-tellers. For many of us nowadays, the change has been automated; we … more
My first ever trip to Nashville, Tennessee, began with a connecting flight aboard a small commuter plane designed to comfortably transport exactly 44 Lego Minifigures. My seat and its proximity to … more
According to the National Weather Service, an average of 25 million lightning strikes are detected each year in the United States. Thunderstorms which produce lightning are most common in the early … more
SHE prefers to live in the shadows of the loves of her life which is very evident as seen in the recent announcement that her daughter Pam Mercer-McWilliams was one of 12 women honored at the annual … more
Some five million viewers reportedly watched the new CBS situation-comedy “Living Biblically” this past week. But, as anticipated, the show presented a comedic mischaracterization of Christians, … more
2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss. Failure to clean the dryer is the leading cause of home clothes … more
Growing up, I was often warned of the dangers of talking to myself. Actually, it was answering myself that was jokingly said to be the problem. However, as it turns out, talking to yourself is quite … more
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