According to Webster: “death,” (in context) n. The end of life.
Question: Should death be celebrated?
It was announced Thursday evening that South Africa’s first black President Nelson Mandela passed away at age 95.
Question: Who else passed away this week?
Sister Mary Nerney, …
Advocate for Women in Prison, Dies at 75
Sister Mary founded an organization that helps women imprisoned for killing their batterers, as well as a program to teach female ex-convicts construction trades.
Paul Aussaresses, …
Who Tortured Algerians, Dies at 95
General Aussaresses stunned France in 2000 when he asserted that he had tortured and executed dozens of prisoners during his country’s war in Algeria four decades earlier.
Dick Dodd, …
Lead Singer of the Standells, Dies at 68
The Standells’ most famous song, “Dirty Water,” became a hit in the mid-1960s and the anthem of Boston sports teams decades later.
Judy Rodgers, …
Chef of Refined Simplicity, Dies at 57
The influential chef at San Francisco’s Zuni Café was known for presenting dishes that were simultaneously rustic and urbane.
Heinrich Boere, …
Member of Nazi Hit Unit in Netherlands dies at 92
Mr. Boere, who had avoided justice for decades, was serving a life sentence for the murder of Dutch civilians as a member of a Nazi Waffen SS hit squad.
Paul Walker, …
Star of ‘Fast and Furious’ Movies, Dies in Crash dies at 40
Mr. Walker, who was killed in a car crash, was best known for the “Fast and the Furious” movie series about street racing.
( Arizona Memorial – Pearl Harbor).
As today, December 7, is nationally recognized as Pearl Harbor day, being a veteran I couldn’t in good conscience close my offering this morning without a tribute.
Truth forges understanding, I’ll be back tomorrow