Baby boomers have been known for a lot of things, but religious observance is not especially one of them. As they began to come of age in the tumult that was the 60s, many boomers were more likely to have a copy of “Steal This Book” shoved into the ripped back pocket of their jeans than the Good Book. “Just as the boomers’ parents had been largely responsible for the postwar surge on religiosity, the boomers themselves were largely responsible for the collapse in religiosity two decades later,” notes “American Grace,” a book about American religious practices..
Clark’s book begins with George Washington on his last day in office, preparing to attend the Inaugural Address of John Adams. We gain an understanding of the possible range of emotions and memories President Washington felt on this day, hoping he had done a good job and not made too many mistakes in government. We witness the whirlwind packing spree to leave the presidential mansion the long, bumping carriage ride that eventually led back to Mount Vernon..
Common spicebush (my personal favorite) produces brilliant spicy red fruits eaten by grouse, pheasants, and quail. It also provides shoots for rabbits and browse for deer, but it too survives and thrives, especially in wet areas along our stream. Our son Dave has planted it as an attractive shrub in our yard and his..
“I think a great example was given, when we talk about a person committing a burglary. You got an app on your phone, you can hear the officers responding, you got enough time to do what you are going to do and get out. Again, it’s all in the interest of public safety,” Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham..
And whoever is at the top of this totem pole, that totem pole needs to be chain sawed off and we got to start with some new leadership. It not just Katrina that caused all these deaths in New Orleans here. Bureaucracy has committed murder here in the greater New Orleans area, and bureaucracy has to stand trial before Congress now..
More specifically, Campbell notes that the aroma of jacks can be “offensive,” the flavor overwhelmingly “sweet,” and the outward appearance “unusual.” The cultivars available now have toned down the strong odor and the sugary taste. The outward appearance, however, remains ugly: blobby and green with spikes. “There’s nothing subtle about jackfruit,” he adds..
In the Buddhist tradition, a specific plant must be traced to the original tree in order to be considered a sacred tree. Since, the enlightenment ( Bodhi) of the original Buddha (Gautama Buddha) occurred over 2,000 years ago, the original Bo tree, no longer exists. Therefore many offshoots are grown, all tracing there ancestry to original tree in India..