Posts in category "current events"

Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 and praying for friends/family there now

Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 and praying for friends/family there now
I’m very worried about my friends and family who are suffering through yet another flood down in Southern Illinois and St. Louis. Reports state that this could be the biggest one of all with the Mississippi River now being at 13′ above flood level and rising. The National Guard has been activated and they’re monitoring... Read more »

When Princess Diana danced with a Chicago playboy

When Princess Diana danced with a Chicago playboy
August 31 was the 18th anniversary of Princess Diana’s tragic death in a car crash in Paris. The whole world was in shock when this glamorous, philanthropic, albeit troubled international royal icon died at the tender age of 36. It’s been reported that there were an estimated $25 million in floral tributes spread around the... Read more »

How our Chihuahuas would stack up at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

How our Chihuahuas would stack up at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
I never miss the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and, for this year’s 138th, I will again be fixated on the television screen.  This show is so interesting because it showcases sheer perfection in the breeds represented.  2,845 dogs are entered this year in 190 breeds and varieties, coming from all 50 states and as... Read more »
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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer bans (some) employees from working at home, ridiculous or not?

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer bans (some) employees from working at home, ridiculous or not?
In July 2012, Marissa Mayer was lured away from Google to re-energize Yahoo.  Shortly after being hired, she said, “I want Yahoo to be the absolute best place to work, to have a fantastic culture.  We’re working really hard right now to remind people about all of the opportunities that are there.” That was then,... Read more »