Oscar

Last Sunday evening millions were gathered around their TV’s to watch the spectacular closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics. This Sunday it will be Hollywood’s big night. The Academy Awards, commonly known as The Oscars. (The annual American awards ceremony honoring achievements in the film industry. Although it seems these days it has become more of…

Going for Gold

My husband and I have spent the last two weeks, along with millions of others, glued to our TV, watching the Winter Olympics. We were riveted in witnessing athletes who have endured years of grueling practice to refine their skills, overcoming amazing challenges, sometimes defeating all odds, to bring home the coveted prize of an…

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Frozen

The icy snow was crunching beneath my boots as I strolled through the serenely hushed neighborhood powdered with a fresh dusting of snow.  It was eerily beautiful in the glow of the streetlights.  You’d never suspect that behind this picturesque scene of glistening icy tree branches and soft snow covered houses were hundreds of people…

Keep the Flame Burning

Today the 22nd Winter Olympics will kick off in Sochi, Russia with a much anticipated dazzling opening ceremony.  Spectators from around the world will watch the lavish event and introduction of athletes, ending with the pinnacle of the ceremony – the lighting of the Olympic flame! Great fanfare and grandeur is made of lighting this…