Posts tagged "wikipedia"

How Do They Choose the Pope?

So how do they choose the Pope?  Since a Pope hasn’t abdicated since the 1400’s this will be a new  experience for all of us. And how do they change the color of the smoke from black to white? Straight from the Wikipedia page about PAPAL CONCLAVE: Originally, damp straw was added to the fire... Read more »

Get it Through Your Heads: Athletes Are Not Role Models!

Thursday’s Chicago Tribune’s front page was strewn with articles about the new book written about Walter Payton and revelations of his drug use, philandering and an illegitimate child. And this surprises people?  I am not a sports fan.  I ride the bandwagon every once in a while when on that rare occasion, one of our sports teams... Read more »