In a small square within walking distance of Jerusalem’s Wailing Wall, a mother and her young daughter are enjoying one another’s company while sharing an ice cream cone. Suddenly, two men attack, and a family is fractured. Another unholy act has tainted this holy city.
Now, it is up to two lawyers from Atlanta—Hana Abboud, a Christian Arab Israeli, and Jakob Brodsky, a Russian-American Jew—to make the terrorists pay for the wrongs they have done.
Categories: Book Reviews
Tags: book blog, book review, books, Christianity, critique, justice, law, opinion, religion, self-discovery, terrorism
On this day, 22 November 1896, Rumsey Shuler Watts died. He was my 4th great-grandfather.
Rumsey Shuler Watts was born on 15 December 1810, in Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky to parents Charles Watts and Rebecca Boone. He joined older brothers Jesse Boggess Watts, born 6 February 1807, and John Boone Watts, born 15 November 1808. Brother Vincent Watts was born and died four years prior in 1806.
On this day, 20 November 1864, George Moore, my 4th great-grandfather, passed away.
Born in Scotland circa 1811, nothing is known of George Moore’s childhood or his parentage, unfortunately.
Categories: Brickwall Ancestors, Cole-Marriner Line, Everyday People, Immigrant Ancestors, On This Day
Tags: ancestry, biography, family history, family tree, genealogy, lineage, New Jersey, Scotland
During World War II, Coventry, England was bombed several times by the German Luftwaffe. The most devastating of these attacks occurred on 14 November 1940. On that evening, 515 German bombers carried out a coordinated attack, code-named Operation Mondscheinsonate (Moonlight Sonata). After the bombing, Coventry lay in ruins.
Here’s something a little silly for your Saturday night…
Have you ever taken one of those quizzes to identify aspects of your personality? I will admit that I have taken a few… Okay, more than a few… Alright, alright, I have taken a lot!
Recently, I decided to “analyze” the results of these myriad quizzes to create a composite of whom I allegedly am. What I have discovered is that I obviously suffer from a split personality. Don’t believe me? Well, let’s see…
Categories: This Is My Life
Tags: about me, autobiography, books, comics, humor, movies, my life, personal, personality, pop culture, TV shows