Daily Archives: 15 December 15, 2006

Most Inspiring Person of the Year

This year, Beliefnet’s Most Inspiring Person award goes to the Amish of Nickel Mines, Pa. This small religious farming community, whose members do without cars and electricity, was invaded by 21st century violence when a gunman took over a one-room … Continue reading


British Christmas Cards

Only one in 100 Christmas cards sold in Britain contains any religious imagery or message, a Daily Mail survey has revealed. Traditional pictures such as angels blowing trumpets over a stable, Jesus in his manager, the shepherds and three wise … Continue reading


Army Facing Cash Crunch

— The cost of basic equipment that soldiers carry into battle — helmets, rifles, body armor — has more than tripled to $25,000 from $7,000 in 1999. — The cost of a Humvee, with all the added armor, guns, electronic … Continue reading

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Miss USA Dethroned?

NEW YORK – The organizers of the Miss USA pageant said Thursday they are evaluating the “behavioral and personal issues” of the reigning winner and will decide her future within a week. Pageant officials and Donald Trump, who co-owns the … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards 10 & 11

Yesterday in the mail was my 10th and 11th Christmas card since starting my little BagOfNothing experiment.  Card #10 is my third out of state card coming from Lynn of Florida.  Lynn is hoping for many more BON posts – I’m pretty … Continue reading

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