It’s been so long, that I had to look up the meaning of “imprecatory” again because it’s not something I slip into everyday conversation.
Imprecatory means “To invoke evil upon; to curse.” But it derives from the Latin verb precari, meaning simply “to pray, ask or entreat.” Continue reading →
Hunters spot a family of deer and reach for their trusty FGM-148 Javelin.
Raytheon & Lockheed Martin are proud to introduce our new “Sport” Model FGM-148 Javelin missile launcher. Continue reading →
News of the deadly school shooting in Uvalde took me back to a tragedy of a different kind that I experienced up close.
When you have to clean your friend’s brains off his bedroom wall like I did after his suicide, it tends to focus the mind. Continue reading →
In a press conference (which will no doubt happen any day now) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott laid out a bold plan to stop the monkeypox virus from gaining a foothold in the state. Continue reading →
TRIGGER WARNING: Some may find descriptions of societal vulnerability below very disturbing. I know I did.
Forbes magazine likes to occasionally compile a list of the world’s most powerful people. For example, in their most recent compilation from 2018, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and and U.S. President Donald Trump topped the list.
We were inspired to make our own list, but rich and powerful people won’t talk to us or answer our e-mails. So, taking a cue from the ministry of Jesus, who hung out with the poor and the socially despised, we went in a different direction. Continue reading →