It’s a day in, day out as the weather continues to outwit even the most experienced forecasters here.
Anyway it’s the Fall season and it’s been constantly wet, slushes on the highways and tropical sunshine a day or two later making it difficult to work out concrete plans.
The other day, a barrage of fierce winds downed trees and paralyzed energy leaving hundreds of homes without electricity although reconnection came within hours.
Elsewhere, shops are replacing their merchandise with baggy clothings, rubber gloves and fluffy boots in readiness for what has been touted to be a bruising winter.
But nothing stops any venture as what you see is what you get.
The African Awareness Association ended a week-long 1st Pan African International Festival of Culture and Unity two days ago amid a flurry of greetings, embrace and speeches.
The otherwise noisy event heard delegates reliving their experiences in the drive to cement unity and quest to forge solidarity with African children.
At the huge attendance we’re visiting delegates from Nigeria, Sudan, Malawi, South Africa and Namibia.
Many speakers paid respect to the African continent and her struggling suffering children and called for a yearly day of unity for the African people.
Thinking of coming to the United States this winter? Perhaps it might help you to know the best and worse States to cast your lot according to Official Annual List published this week.
Washington state leads the pack followed by New Hampshire and Minnesota taking the bronze.
These states achieved the high rankings by doing very well in health care, education, economy infrastructure and natural environment.
Louisiana ranked as the worst state to live in followed by Alabama with Mississippi in the 48th spot.
South Carolina and Pennsylvania were cited as last worst states to live in.
On health watch, the George Washington University Hospital has been rated as Best Hospital for 2029-2020 in rankings among the top 10 hospitals in the Washington DC community.
Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment.
The annual rankings are based on data from some 5,000 medical centers.
Meds tar Georgetown University once again topped the list of best DC area hospitals and ranked 26 nationally in diabetes and endocrinology.
John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is No 3 in the nation.
Life in these United States – The Human Resources Manager held a meeting to inform workers that there was too much swearing on the sales floor.
Someone pointed out that swearing was very common in the industry and that is the way customers speak.
The manager later sent out a memo explaining that swearing should be limited to conversations with clients.
Thought for the week – Escape the internet to find calm.
By Rod Mac-Johnson
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