Sikh Temple in New Delhi
If Wade Michael Page, the white supremacist who murdered six people last weekend at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, had felt compassion, would he have committed the murders?
I don’t think so.
How do you get to the point where you feel no compassion? I’m not sure. But, I think it must start very early in life.
As I’ve said in other posts, I feel a huge burden to teach my kids certain life lessons. Compassion for others is one of those.
If you’re like me, I don’t come in contact with any Sikhs at home. But in April, we visited a Sikh temple in India. And here’s what we found. Continue reading
Think that cruising is just for old people or for couples wanting to party their way through the Caribbean? Think again. More and more families are cruising and here are 5 reasons why… Continue reading
When you become a parent, you child-proof your house, wanting to make sure your kid is kept from harm. And you make rules, hoping to keep them safe. But, our trip to Thailand made me realize, you can’t prepare for everything, nor can you even imagine all of the rules you’ll need for your children. Continue reading
In February, when we were in Asia, we came across a fruit called durian. I had never even heard of it, but we were very curious to try it since people snickered every time we asked about it. What was so funny? We soon found out… Continue reading
I have a secret to tell you. I’m morbidly fascinated by plane crashes. I can tell you which airlines have had disasters and even rattle off the flight numbers of the flights.
I’ve seen video clips of airplanes doing more flips than an Olympic gymnast and even one crashing into bits into the Indian Ocean. And while these crashes are horrific, it’s amazing that people survived them. But, they did.
Airlines don’t want to alarm people unnecessarily, and that’s a good thing. But there are some things you need to know. So fasten your seatbelts, here are 6 signs that indicate your plane may be going down.
As I mentioned in my last backward bucket list post, I love reading bucket lists. And I’ve noticed this destination on several lists. There is a reason….It is AMAZING! Continue reading
Greece is in a world of hurt, financially, that is.
I’ve heard that desperate times create desperate people. And the people in Greece are showing their desperation. We found this out first hand.
Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Arriving in Athens jet-lagged and exhausted, we trudged through the airport toward the train station. Boarding the train to the city, I kept thinking that something was going to go wrong….