Friday, November 16, 2012

We've got a situation ...

Is this very serious or just another event that will blow over?

Hesham Kandil, Egypt Prime Minister, Rushes To Gaza For Hamas Aid   Huffington Post - November 16, 2012
Egypt's prime minister rushed to the aid of the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers Friday in the midst of an Israeli offensive there, calling for an end to the operation, as Palestinian rocket squads aimed at Tel Aviv for a second straight day.

  Will Twitter war become the new norm?   CNN - November 16, 2012
War is not just about bombs and rockets. It's about words.

The Marriage Proposal

Surprises are always welcomed but the couple should be living together, know each other, and ready to get married. It's not about how and when you get engaged, but knowing you want to spend the rest of your life with that person. "The rest of your life" ... hmmm ...

Carved Marriage Proposal Found at Quarantine Station   Live Science - November 16, 2012
Archaeologists are known for discovering tombs, pyramids, paintings and gold treasures, but now two researchers report the discovery of something rather different, and newer - a marriage proposal, carved in stone. Etched in large letters on a sandstone outcrop just south of a decommissioned quarantine station in Manly, Australia (a suburb of Sydney), it reads: "Rebecca will you marry me? Tim." Researchers don't know who this couple was or if Rebecca accepted Tim's proposal. However the inscription, which by its relatively unweathered appearance was likely carved within the past 10 years, adds a bit of modern romance to a place that had a difficult past.