Category Archives: Celebrations

Happy Birthday, Ametia!

Please join us in celebrating Ametia’s birthday. Feel free to drop your birthday wishes, poems, or music video links, etc., in the comments section. Ametia, on your birthday I wish you much pleasure and joy; I hope all of your … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Born, August 26, 1918, Happy 100th Birthday, Katherine Johnson! A true American hero, whose body of work earned her a movie highlighting her contributions to the world, a building named after her, and a doll. Today, retired @NASA_Langley mathematician Katherine … Continue reading

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Melvin Carter : Mayor of St. Paul Swearing In Ceremony

Melvin Carter was sworn in yesterday as mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota. He becomes the first African-American mayor in the city’s 164-year history. pic.twitter.com/Wyp5Jw6GAs — Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 3, 2018 FYI: Meet Sharon Sayles Belton. First African-American Woman Mayor … Continue reading

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Sunday Praise & Worship | Holy Is The Lord

The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir is directed by Carol Cymbala, the wife of Senior Pastor Jim Cymbala and the daughter of the church founder, the late Rev. Clair Hutchins. Although the Choir is composed of vocally untrained church members, it has … Continue reading

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Houston Celebrates the Astros World Series Championship

Live: Special coverage of Astros World Series championship parade HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says the city of Houston will honor the Astros with a parade on Friday in celebration of the team’s first MLB Championship victory. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ametia!

Please join us in celebrating Ametia’s birthday. Feel free to drop your birthday wishes, poems, or music video links, etc., in the comments section. Happy Birthday, my friend!  We met back in 2008 on Jack and Jill Politics and so happy … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Top of the week to you! ICYMI- Some great TENNIS! How they got there: PBO, we LOVE YOU!

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