The battle of the prognosticating groundhogs is on. Georgia’s ‘General Lee’ disagrees with Pennsylvania’s ‘Punxsutawney Phil ‘ this year–the General forecasts an early spring despite his longstanding and better known rival’s prediction for six more weeks of winter. In Canada, Ontario’s Wiarton Willie and Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam side withContinue Reading

Nashi Youth Camp (TIME ONLINE) By SHARON K. GILBERT April 13, 2008 IN PART I of this article, we followed Russia’s religious history, pointing out the incestuous relationship between government and church. We saw how tsarist ‘king-maker’ Patriarchs ruled an uneducated peasantry through secular proxies only to be devoured byContinue Reading