Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Anderson Cooper, CNN, current events, Earthquake, global issues, Haiti
Today marks the one month anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake that rocked Haiti, forever changing the country, its people, and those beyond its border whose hearts were broken with grief and sorrow.
Yet sadly, most people have forgotten about Haiti. Maybe they haven’t forgotten about it all together. After all, it is before us on a fairly regular basis. But, unless it first is brought to their attention first, they’d probably prefer not to think about it. Understandably so. As humans, we don’t like to think about that which hurts us. But if thinking about Haiti and what’s doing on there pains us, can you imagine how much more it does to those with whom it is a daily reality? They can’t turn off the TV, close the internet browser, or walk away from it. Enjoy the fact that you have that luxury. (more…)
Filed under: Think About It, Uncategorized | Tags: current events, legacy, memories, Michael Jackson, music, news
Do you remember the time?
It was one of those moments. The moments where you remember everything. From where you were, what you were wearing, how you felt… everything.
The first tweet came from @BreakingNews & TMZ.com. Hours pasted before CNN confirmed what we had all feared to be true:
The greatest entertainer of our time, Michael Jackson, had died. Passed away of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. (more…)