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No Safe Harbour

I cannot BELIEVE it has taken me this long to get to this book! This is legit an excellent book, and not “excellent for 12-year-olds” but an actual good book in its very own right. 2,625 more words

Canada

Statue of Jesus is the only thing still standing in Tennessee wildfire

The terrible wildfire that devastated Gatlinburg in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee last week took 14 lives, injured 134, and burned down over 1,600 structures, including homes and cabins. 245 more words

United States

Final LaFerrari ever built sells for US$7 million at auction

The very last LaFerrari became the most expensive new car sold at an auction this weekend.

We told you about this LaFerrari last week – working with RM Sotheby’s and the National Italian American Foundation’s Earthquake Relief Fund, this particular LaFerrari fetched a cool US$7 million – enough to make it the most valuable 21st-century car sold at auction. 100 more words

News

Natural Disasters, December 5

1455       1455 Naples Earthquake, 40,000 People killed.

1952       Great Smog of 1952: A cold fog descends upon London, combining with air pollution and killing at least 12,000 in the weeks and months that follow. 29 more words

Natural Disasters

The Content of Our Hearts

When my daughters were still children our family traveled to Smoky Mountain National Park. I have to admit that we didn’t find it to be as breathtaking as the Rocky Mountains or other scenic destinations that we have visited and yet there was something almost primally inviting about the place. 1,092 more words

Commentary

We Are A Community

Yesterday, my family and me, we went to the Rescue Squad on Dolly Parton Parkway to volunteer.  With everything that happened here last week, everybody is volunteering to help everyone else but especially to help people that lost everything. 489 more words

Missy Barrett