Do You Understand Your Vote and the Electoral College?


Election Day is less than a month away. And while candidates fight for your vote, it’s important to know what happens after you cast it. In the U.S., the public doesn’t vote directly for a presidential candidate. The process, as laid out by the founding fathers, is a little longer and more complex. USAGov can help you understand where your presidential vote goes after you pull the lever on Election Day. For local, statewide, or congressional elections, your … Continue reading

The Day Leonard Nimoy Created Spock’s Neck-Pinch!

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Being the Star Trek nut I am, I always love learning things about the original series. As you know it has been 50 years last June since Star Trek began filming and I had to share this little nugget! Leonard Nimoy was who Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry had in mind when he first imagined Mr. Spock, but it was Nimoy’s contributions that helped make the Vulcan so extraordinary. A serious thinker and method actor, … Continue reading

Great Grandson put His Travel Shoes On For Red Oak II!


Yes, it seems Little Man loves to travel and see new things. I am very happy about this and hope he always takes time to see and do the things he wants in life. Whether he is seeing an aquarium for the first time…  or checking out the local pumpkin patch  looking at things through his eyes is an experience. Recently he made a trip to Red Oak II, Missouri. Now, let me tell ya … Continue reading

‘Heart of a Cop’ by Danny Lynchard!

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As Police/Fire Chaplain, Danny Lynchard’s book reveals Life on the Streets, Stories of Faith from the Line of Duty. The Heart of a Cop shows us that sometimes justice requires more than weapons of guns and hoses—sometimes it requires weapons of the heart. This collection of 60 stories was gleaned directly from the personal experiences of police officers, firefighters and paramedics. The book contains compelling accounts of the challenges faced by first responders when sirens scream … Continue reading

Terror Behind the Walls – Six Attractions in a Real Abandoned Prison!

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Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary!  Terror Behind the Walls, America’s largest haunted house, is located inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This extraordinary theatrical production, consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in the nation, runs select evenings through November 5, 2016. Terror Behind the Walls begins with a critical decision for visitors: should they explore the prison and watch the action, or should they mark themselves … Continue reading

Keep your pets safe and secure from Halloween dangers!

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Monsters and goblins will run wild soon so remember to keep your pets safe from Halloween dangers! Halloween can be challenging night for families with pets. While some pets enjoy the festivities, the strange sights and sounds may frighten others. Cats usually hide, but dogs may run away in fear – or run after trick-or-treaters in excitement. “Halloween can be unsettling – and even dangerous — for family pets. To ensure it is a fun night … Continue reading