Leading In The Face Of Disaster

Leading In The Face Of Disaster The date was Saturday, April 11, 1970, the time 13:13 CST. The event to take place was to be one of NASA’s finest hours; the launch of Apollo 13. Apollo 13 was supposed to land in the Fra Mauro area. However, an explosion on board forced the crew to circle the moon without landing. The first two days the crew ran into a couple of minor surprises, but generally Apollo 13 was looking like the smoothest flight of the program. At 46 hours, 43 minutes Joe Kerwin, the CapCom on duty, said, “The spacecraft is in real good shape as far as we are concerned.” At 55 hours, 46 minutes, the crew finished a …

Online Bingo Chat Leaders

Online Bingo Chat Leaders One of the great features of online bingo is the ability for players to chat with each other while playing. The chat room is also the place to ask for help from the chat leader on duty. The community based atmosphere of online bingo is one of the great attractions to the game. In the chat room fun and exciting games are being run alongside the bingo being played, these games need to be administered and thats one of the functions of a chat leader. The chat leader is an extremely busy person who has to do 100 things at once from being a peace keeper between fighting players, welcoming players to the online bingo room, …

Expel Arabs – not Jews!

Expel Arabs – not Jews! “Hard-line settlers?” What’s wrong with being a settler? Wasn’t the United States founded by pioneers? Settlers? I know we were because my ancestors were honored to be among that glorious number. The Hebrew word for settlers is actually “inheritors,” and since the United States was founded upon biblical ideals, I would hope that our professing Christian president would grasp that those brave Jews living in the Promised Land of Israel are merely inheriting what our Great Creator God has chosen to give them. What chutzpah to oppose the Word and Will of God and reward terrorism and dismember the Holy Land, piece by piece! If loving your land and making it productive, turning the desert …

Birthstone Ring Meanings -Part 1

Every month has one gemstone that is associated solely with it. Because they are so personal, birthstone rings have become cherished items. They can come as single personal birthstone rings, couple’s rings (which contain the individual stones of the two people in a relationship) and mother and father rings, which contain one gemstone for each child the person has. In recent year’s the mother’s ring has extended its reach and grandmothers are now often seen with rings bearing the birthstones of their grandchildren. Below I will cover the individual meanings often associated with each birthstone. This article covers the first six months of the year, January through June. Part two will contain the second half of the year, July through …