OCCUPY MY STREET

Until the Next Big Thing, the media is swamped with stories about “Occupy Wall Street”. Even the big guns, such as the Wall Street Journal‘s reporter, Douglas Schoen, who states that OWT “… comprises an unrepresentative segment of the electorate that believes in radical redistribution of wealth, civil disobedience and, in some instances, violence. Half…

A COMMUNAL CELEBRATION

From the Ancient Egyptians who buried their Pharaohs with possessions they might need in the afterlife, to the Ancient Greeks who believed that there was one last  journey in the afterlife that  included being ferried across the river Styx by an eternal boatman, different cultures celebrate and mourn the passing of a friend or family…