We can thank Janus, a mythical king of early Rome (153 B.C.) for what some consider the beginning of the tradition of new year’s resolutions. Fact is, the Romans named the first calendar month after Janus, the god of beginnings and the guardian of doors and entrances. Thus, Janus was always depicted with two faces, where the one on the front of the head was … Continue reading I Resolve To . . .
An article, recently published by Forbes appeared on Yahoo, citing America’s safest ‘top 10’ cities. Criteria used to formulate this list included stats from 2008 and 2009, and was based on population (250,000+); violent crimes per 100,000 residents and traffic fatalities per 100,000 residents. If you missed the article, you can read all about it here: http://www.forbes.com/2010/10/11/safest-cities-america-crime-accidents-lifestyle-real-estate-danger.html Here are three of those cities; beginning in … Continue reading Touring America’s Safest Cities . . .
The 4th of July stands out as one of the most widely celebrated and popular holidays in America . . . and, why shouldn’t we mark this as a very special occasion; after all, it’s our Nation’s birthday – the day we declared our INDEPENDENCE! This year we are a young 234 years of age. What will you be doing, and where will you be going for … Continue reading It’s All About Freedom, Hot Dogs and Fireworks!