Libyan refugee shipwreck near Lampedusa stirs call for watchfulness and humanitarian solutions

Lampedusa, a small island off of Italy has become a port of call for   thousands of migrants fleeing war-torn Libya.  There is also evidence that soldiers force their people unto  dilapidated, overcrowded boats. The island located 180 miles off the  … Continue reading

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A Favorite Quote: The Present

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” ~Babatunde Olatunji

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Poignant image shows the intricacies of fog

The image below is from Navy.mil, the official website of the U.S. Navy. It exemplifies the mysteries and  intricacies of fog conditions. One historical  case in point is the catastrophic collision between the Stockholm and the Andrea Doria  on  July … Continue reading

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Quote on Work by Helen Keller

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to? accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is? moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, … Continue reading

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President Obama announces Osama bin Laden has been killed

It appears that survival will be less challenged, be it on our seas,  in the air or on land.  President Obama’s  announcement that  Osama bin Laden has been killed is welcomed throughout the world.  Although  all branches of the military … Continue reading

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