We can break our obstinate habits and pay special attention to the experience of our own lives and that of others. That will give us wisdom beyond our years. We can also pay attention to the bigger picture of society’s experience and create a new history for our children, one of reason, fiduciary responsibility, compassion and hope.
Don want to lose a single soybean this year if I don have to, Cannon said. Lord says pray without ceasing. And that what I been doing in the fields, near the barn just praying all the time. As I said before, I’m so going to miss you at iReport and sorry to see you go, but am so happy and excited for you! You have been a mentor and a role model for so many of us in the iReport community. Personally, your encouragement and help over the years has meant to much to me. Your positive attitude, attention to detail and willingness to respond to our doubts, questions and what had to be at times annoying emails never wavered.
The two men became good friends, socializing to the extent that they often travelled the country, playing golf together. Hoffa obviously hated the thought that a man as powerful as Provenzano was backing a man who Jimmy obviously thought of as a temporary back stop for the job of running the Teamsters, until such times as he himself, could regain control. At a Teamster’s convention held in Miami in the early 1970s, after both Provenzano and Hoffa had been released from prison, the two men had another go at each other.
22 that “six loaded wagons went over James River, on the ice, from Warwick to the opposite shore.” The same edition reported some “persons who ventured upon the ice” and brought ashore “a great many goods” from two small ships that later sank. Two other boats were grounded near Mulberry Island, and a privateer sank off Jamestown.Heavy snows added to the misery of January 1857, when the Chesapeake Bay was frozen for a mile and a half out from the shoreline. One man from Nansemond County reportedly walked on the ice to dine with the captain of an ice bound steamer off Craney Island.The Elizabeth River froze over, and, according to The Southern Argus, “belles and beaux, husbands and wives, parents and children all crowded the thoroughfare on the ice between Norfolk and Portsmouth.” One enterprising barkeeper set up a refreshment stand halfway across and sold mint juleps.The winter of 1917 18 was so severe that blizzards blocked coal trains to Newport News, and fuel had to be rationed by the bushel basket.