There was controversy in the awarding of the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year. According to some, the photo that won the prize didn't represent the reality that was photographed. It had gone through significant retouching, enough for some to claim that ... (read more)
Trusting is a level higher than believing. You've got to believe in something or someone before you trust them. I can believe someone but not trust them, their motives, information or even their intent.... (read more)
I know it's not me. Still, the headline on the article is a bit jarring: "Tim Archer Obituary." Turns out that this Tim Archer was about my age, just four years older. Was he better prepared to have his obituary printed in the paper than I am?... (read more)
It's the right time of the year. Maybe not the exact week nor the exact day. But this is the time of the year when Jesus Christ was crucified. For many of us, it's hard to imagine all of that really happening: the triumphal entry into Jerusalem, the confl... (read more)
The year was 1761. King Carlos III of Spain, realizing that his country would soon be involved in the Seven Years' War, appointed Juan de Prado as commander-in-chief of Spain's key holding in the Americas: Cuba. Specifically, de Prado was sent to Havana t... (read more)
He was to be seen but not heard! As the youngest man in the group he could listen but not participate in the discussions which were more like monologues. And then he could contain himself no longer and the words gushed from his mouth. So entered Elihu int... (read more)
Did you read about the case of poor Sabine Moreau? She set out one morning to pick up a friend at a train station in Brussels, Belgium, about 90 miles from Moreau's home in Hainault Erquelinnes.
Not knowing the way, Moreau set her GPS and faithfully fo... (read more)