Archive for the ‘Northern America’ Category

June 22, 2015

The Saints of Charleston

“The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.” ~ Tertullian Facing the end of their lives, some people wonder if they have made a difference, wonder if they even matter. When I learned of the heinous crime committed in Charleston, I tried to pray, but the usual words just seemed to ring […]

June 2, 2015

Republic Wireless Bringing The People What They Want

Republic Wireless is bringing the people what they want. What exactly do the people want? How about no contracts? Affordable plans that don’t break the bank? Affordable plans? Yes! Republic Wireless has four plans starting at $5 a month. That isn’t a typo; they really have a $5 plan which is wifi only with unlimited […]

January 14, 2015

Guided Tour of NC Waterfalls Is The Way To Go

During summer 2014, we took a guided waterfalls tour led by Adam DeWitte, Director of Education, Pisgah Field School. Adam led us to several beautiful falls near Pisgah Forest, North Carolina, with one of them being fantastically serene. The stream of that particular falls flows across a flat rock which you can easily walk out […]

December 15, 2014

USPS Working Hard to Please This Christmas

USPS is working extra hard to please its customers this Christmas. I checked Amazon for a package and saw that it was marked “delivered.” My first thought was that the package had been delivered to the wrong address and I would never see it again; a real bummer. But I checked the mailbox anyway and […]

October 23, 2014

King Action Sports Performing Sick Stunts At NC Fair

King Action Sports was busy performing some sick stunts at the NC State Fair today. Their stunt show is a favorite for us; we make sure to catch a performance each year. Here are three photos I snapped (apologies for the images, should have used the iPhone):

September 16, 2014

Mama’s Pizza Serves Up Heavenly Lasagna

I had some lasagna today that can be summed up in one word—heavenly. I needed a quick bite this afternoon so I stopped at Mama’s Pizza located at 1340 Benvenue Rd. in Rocky Mount, NC. I ordered their lasagna, hoping it would fill a hollow spot. After the first bite, I felt like Garfield. It […]

April 4, 2014

Spraying Hog Waste Water on the Land

I see hog farmers spraying hog waste water on the land today here in North Carolina. The wind speed is like almost 20mph and it’s blowing that garbage everywhere. I really despise that. I don’t see how Islam can have a foothold here in North Carolina when that hog garbage has been sprayed everywhere.

March 31, 2014

Rocky Mount—North Carolina’s Most Dangerous Small City

Movoto Blog has ranked Rocky Mount, NC as the fourth most dangerous small city in America. It’ll be interesting how the citizens of Rocky Mount respond to the Movoto ranking. The 10 Most Dangerous Small Cities In America By Movoto Real Estate

February 15, 2014

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Shakes South Carolina

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake occurred near the Georgia and South Carolina state line last night. The temblor’s epicenter was 33.812°N 82.063°W which is about 7 miles from Edgefield, SC. The focus of the earthquake was set at 3 miles beneath the surface. If you want to see other earthquake activity, check out this tool. I […]

February 4, 2014

Boy Tries To Kill Self Over My Little Ponies Bullying

Eleven-year-old Michael Morones tried to kill himself recently after suffering incessant bullying over his love of My Little Ponies. Michael is still in Wake Medical in critical condition. I find myself singing and humming the My Little Ponies theme song this morning. How about join me and also say a prayer for him and his […]