Tag Archives: USA

Returning to the United States

I was in Canada for a few days to attend a conference. I’ve been going to Canada since I was a small child to both visit relatives and enjoy the magnificent nature that Canada has to offer. My Father was born there, but became a naturalized USA citizen in the 1940’s. I remember border crossings being friendly, easy and without much documentation accept for a birth certificate or drivers license. Ever since 9/11 our customs folks have turned suspicious, dour, accusatory, and basically unwelcoming and…

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Black Friday

I watched the televised rampage of shoppers pushing and shoving each other on what merchants call, “Black Friday.” What is wrong with us? We fall for the marketing of sales when most time the price isn’t much different from other selling campaigns. We lose all sense of courtesy and grace in our desire for a deal. We are the most fortunate and pampered nation on earth and we still don’t get it. Based on statistics, if you fit the entire population of the world into…

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Indigo Intelligence

Every once in awhile a child comes along with an old soul and a brilliant mind. I have read much about the Indigo children who come into this world with an awareness beyond their age and a dedication to overcome the failings of humanity. This YouTube video is a  case in point from Egypt.  I recommend it to your attention. It is magnificent. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeDm2PrNV1I One of the top comments from the nearly one and a half million viewers of this video: “from my basic arabic…

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EGYPT’S IDIOCY

“U.S. vows to cut $1.5B in aid to Egypt over trials By Oren Dorell, USA TODAY CAIRO – Members of Egypt’s newly elected government refused to back off from charges that 19 Americans and several other foreigners are aiding violent protests and will be tried. The United States called it an illegitimate crackdown on foreign groups known as non-governmental organization or NGO’s. Altogether, 43 people face trials over illegally operating in Egypt and receiving funds from abroad without permission from Egyptian authorities for their human…

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