Monthly Archives: December 2012

Annus Horribilis

In Great Britain, where much of my family is from and still lives, there is an annual tradition known as the Royal Christmas Message. Begun in 1932 by then King George V, the tradition has evolved into an annual event … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

Earlier this month, National Football League officials, team owners, and sports fans were shocked when Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his 22-year-old girlfriend Kasandra Perkins before turning the gun on himself. Belcher is the fourth football … Continue reading

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