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Bright Lights (May 2015)

United Methodist Scholars Announced
United Methodist Women in Fort Morgan, Colorado, offer college scholarships to and host a reception for graduating high school seniors.

Bergles Celebrate 60th… 185 more words

Bright Lights

Douglas Carswell Has Got The Society He Wants, Of Course We Hate The Fucking Rich

“If we don’t do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us. No society can sustain this kind of rising inequality. 555 more words


Survival Options

This is a nice article, but the following stood out:

“Nelson had been a prostitute for 38 years. She started working on the streets of New York City at the age of 14, after her mother committed suicide. 93 more words


Poverty and Domestic Violence


The link above points to a study done in the 90s in the US of the correlation between domestic violence and poverty.  I wonder if the evidence still stands up and if it’s relevant to Canada.   64 more words


Summer Opportunities

This summer will be busy with a new season for our family. And we are glad.

This will be our first full summer in Greenville in 5 years, and there is no doubt that that 2015 is very different than 2010. 500 more words


American Dream

US Army 82nd Airborne Division, advancing in a snowstorm, Battle of the Bulge, WWII (PD-US federal govt.)

It is once again Memorial Day, a day honoring the men and women who gave their lives for this nation. 148 more words


One planet, one goal…

In woeful ignorance man toils away
A crust for the table, for his kin
Wealth creation with barely a whisper
Is so often the wages of sin. 135 more words