Entries from Churches in Venice tagged with 'Obama'

Higher Ground

Tomorrow is the big day...so exciting that it's finally here! I've had that Stevie Wonder song, Higher Ground, stuck in my head all day since hearing it at the "We Are One" concert last night. Gonna keep on tryin...Till I...

Happy, relieved, and did I mention HAPPY!

Happy days are here again The skies above are clear again So let's sing a song of cheer again Happy days are here again Altogether shout it now There's no one Who can doubt it now So let's tell the...

Some comic relief while we wait...

Here are various and sundry things that people have emailed to me during the past few months. Don't know who to credit for these but I've appreciated the comic relief! A while back, I posted that hilarious Election Trains graphic,...

Brighter days are coming...

That's what Obama said yesterday and I swear, I'm starting to believe him. We will know for sure next week! I joined 28,000 of my fellow North Carolinians at the Obama rally in downtown Raleigh yesterday. It was so...

Creative Campaigning

It’s so interesting to see all the creativity inspired by Obama. It’s one thing to slap a bumper sticker on the car or put a pre-fab sign in the yard, but I continue to see hand-made signs and various...

Opie and Andy (and others) endorse Obama

North Carolina doesn't have that many celebrities but one of the most iconic is actor Andy Griffith, who was born and raised here, went to UNC-Chapel Hill, and then starred in the classic TV show set in the fictional...

A few things to smile about

Here's a little collection of stuff that makes me happy. 106-year-old voter chooses Obama Love this article from the BBC. Go Sister Cecilia! "A 106-year-old American nun living in a convent in Rome could well be one of the oldest...

News from a battleground state

Singer/songwriter James Taylor returned home to do five free “Change We Need” concerts here in North Carolina this week, and last night I went to the one on the UNC campus in Chapel Hill. Thousands of people gathered to hear...

The Polls are Open in NC!

When and where to Vote in North Carolina on Nov. 4: Click Here to find your polling place NC State Board of Elections: Tuesday, Nov. 4, polls open at 6:30 AM and close at 7:30 pm Locations and Hours for...

Barack to the Future!

A few photos from the Cookout for Change that I went to a few weeks ago. There was a bake sale for Obama and a lemonade stand and a bunch of very cute kids. There is no doubt in my...

They're Back! Gondoliers of Venice for Obama, the sequel

"To America with Love..." Last week, Maria I posted part one of "Gondoliers of Venice for Obama" and now, they continue their campaign and are joined by a chorus! Guaranteed to make you smile. Love the others floating by and...

Ancient Mysteries: The Miraculous Canals of Venice

This is an episode of an A&E television series, filmed in 2005 and hosted by Leonard Nimoy, aka Spock. I rented it from Netflix. Fascinating show – I recommend this one to anyone who loves Venice. Some beautiful scenery, of...

Turn It Blue

“Turn It Blue” is a sports slogan/rally cry for my beloved UNC Tar Heels but during this election year, it has another meaning for me. I’ve written before about how the state of North Carolina is absolutely basketball crazy and...