Category Archives: Dramatic

Hurricanes and Rain East Coast US

Steady rain drenched much of the East Coast on Wednesday, flooding roads, closing schools and forcing some people from their homes. And forecasters say the worst is yet to come.

The rainstorms may soon be joined by Hurricane Joaquin in a powerful weather system that could linger for days and dump as much as 10 inches through early next week in some places. The deluge has the potential to saturate the ground so heavily that trees topple onto power lines even without heavy winds.

“The bottom line is: We are expecting very heavy rains all the way from the Carolinas up into new England,” said Bruce Terry, lead forecaster for the government’s Weather Prediction Center.

Before the hurricane draws close to the U.S., an area of low pressure in the Southeast and a front stalled over the East Coast will pull moisture from the Atlantic Ocean that falls as rain over the next few days, Terry said.

The heaviest rain is expected in wide swaths of North Carolina and Virginia, along with parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey, according to a National Weather Service forecast map.

How Philly’s Businesses Are Prepping for the Pope

If you had to, could you double your staff in one weekend for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

That’s what many companies are going through as they prepare for the more than 1 million people visiting Philadelphia this weekend. Most of the visitors are coming to see Pope Francis and attend the World Meeting of Families, the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families, held every three years. Pope Francis will appear at the World Meeting’s closing ceremonies Sept. 26 and will celebrate Mass the following day.

The influx, which local reports estimate will yield a $420-million economic impact (including 100,000 short-term jobs), is both a privilege and a headache to the many businesses involved.

The privilege, they say, is participating firsthand in a transcendent, singular event. “It’s not just a religious occasion, it’s a cultural moment,” notes Jonah Berger, Wharton professor and bestselling author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On. “It’s something people want to be a part of, whether just to see it, or to be able to tell their kids they were there.”

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ORGAN OF SILENCE

The Raven's Nest

I wonder why and when do children stop asking?

It is nested in the higher ground above the sacred door.

Only one at a time can reach it through the snail staircase: an uneven wooden spiral. Alone you climb and all light is withdrawn. You can only face yourself and all your hopes to play it right.

There it is now, sitting on a narrow ledge with an outstanding view of the choirs steps. It is fragile and the heavy instrument seems so out of place in such a small space. A raven’s nest.

You made it finally, there is no higher and you know it, not even the preacher can order you. Master and commander of the flock’s voices towards all divinities, you have the power to ask, but you don’t. You won’t anymore, not because you know the answers, but because you accepted you will never know them.

Why and…

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Texas Pizza Worker Saves Kidnapped Child

The Feels

On July 9, Courtney Best, 26, stepped outside of the Papa Murphy’s pizza in Corpus Christi, Tx. where she works, for a quick cigarette. Instead of going out back—her normal routine–for a smoke, on this day, she stepped out front and the move may have saved child’s life.

“I stepped outside, I was standing by the trashcan, and I [saw] a white car pull up, and I just happen to take my phone with me, cause we don’t look at our phones at work, and I looked down and I saw ‘white Dodge Avenger Amber Alert,’ and I was like, ‘Nah, that’s not him,'”

Courtney Best Being Interviewed

The Amber Alert was for 7-year-old Nicolas Gomez who had been abducted from Alice, Tx.

Best told the news station that she saw the man who was with a child but still wasn’t convinced that the person was suspect.

“The man was walking across the parking…

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Reality Check!

The Falling Thoughts

Stress headache and anxiety 

What happened to the society?

Professional sinner and piety 

Spirituality having dinner with brutality  

Cheater is raping loyalty

A lie laughing at honesty 

Necessity compromised with morality 

Shame showing her skin for popularity 

Cat gave up on her curiosity 

Dishonesty dating dignity 

Capitalist is a brother of royalty

They want to kill the poor not the poverty 

Minority ruling over majority

Robber giving some charity

Killer talking about legality 

People wanna be a celebrity

Celebrities running from reality

Love strangled by sexuality 

What’s happening to our society?

Islam, Judaism and Christianity 

Humanity should be our priority 

Son of Adam wants more than his capacity 

At the end all we need is, 6 feet of property 

Call my name and you will have peace 

God Almighty gave you the surety

Yaz 

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Sensory Overload: Changu Lake

My Life

The Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim, India, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) away from Gangtok, the capital of the state of Sikkim. Its elevation is 3,780 m (12,400 ft). During the winter season the lake remains frozen.he lake surface reflects different colours with change of seasons. The lake is held in great reverence by the local Sikkimese people. Buddhist monks prognosticated the future of the country after studying the changing colours of the lake. As the lake is located in a restricted area it is essential for all Indians visiting the area to obtain permits. In case of foreign nationals special permit is essential. It’s better to go with travel agents because they will do all the documentation for our trip.Changu lake (10)Changu lake (7)Changu lake (5)Changu lake (9)Changu lake (2)Changu lake (1)

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