Friday 22 September, 2017
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Monthly Archives: September 2017
After a shower at Branch Brook Park, the cherry blossom looks beautiful. [Featured image by Lucy Santos]

They come in pastel colors and are exotic wonders from the East.  Native to Japan, they are called sakura.  In the United States, these wonders of nature are called cherry blossoms.  At Branch Brook Park in Newark, New Jersey and in Belleville,...

By Lucy Santos on Sep 15th, 2017
Sylvester Stallone, pictured here at the Ken Norton/Duane Bobick boxing match in 1977, starred as Rocky Balboa in the Rocky movies. Stallone's creation of Rocky Balboa was inspired by the real life boxing champion, Rocky Marciano. [Featured image by NBC/Wikimedia Commons]

Most of us are inspired by all of the Rocky movies. Sylvester Stallone stars as Rocky Balboa, the boxing champion who worked hard to win the fights.  We saw how hard Balboa trained for the matches and  his determination to win.  In every...

By Lucy Santos on Sep 12th, 2017
A breathtaking view of the Earth. There are asteroids coming in the future, like Gliese 710, that can destroy our planet. [Featured image by NASA/Apollo 17 crew/Wikimedia Commons]

This month of September started unusually.  Florence, a three mile wide asteroid, passed closely by the Earth on September 1, 2017.  Luckily, Florence did not strike the Earth.  If Florence would have collided into our planet, she would have...

By Lucy Santos on Sep 8th, 2017
The charming 1784 Old Stone School House is pictured above at the Newark Museum Garden. [Featured image by Lucy Santos]

Were you a fan of the show Little House on the Prairie?  If you were, then you enjoyed watching the Ingalls family who led a simple life on their farm.  They worked very hard and lived off the land.  As well as having faith in the Lord, they...

By Lucy Santos on Sep 8th, 2017
Vince Neil Rocking it On Board the Battleship Iowa

Vince Neil Rocks On USS Iowa San Pedro sizzled over the Labor Day weekend with a rock concert on board the USS Iowa honoring the men and women in our military for Fleet Week LA. Entertainment included; a colossal fireworks show, the singing...

At Newark City Hall, the Garden of Remembrance, is dedicated to Newarkers who perished in the 911 attacks. [Image by Lucy Santos]

It was a day that none of us would ever forget.  September 11, 2001, was a gorgeous morning, but then the unthinkable happened.  The Twin Towers were attacked and 2,606 people were killed.  It was a time when everyone came together, and there...

By Lucy Santos on Sep 1st, 2017