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 4 records found

Were You Part of History? by U.S. Census Bureau staff

(May 1, 2021)
Despite unique challenges to voter registration and voting created by COVID-19 and heightened concerns about turnout as a result, the 2020 election had the highest voter turnout of the 21st century…
Topics: COVID-19 Government News Politics Social Issues Voting & Elections

Election Eve Expectations by Stu Johnson

(October 31, 2020)
Be patient, the 2020 Election is like none before and the counting will go on for days…
Topics: COVID-19 Freedom Government Media News Politics Research Social Issues Social Media Social Unrest, Division Voting & Elections

Mail-In Voting Update by Stu Johnson

(September 1, 2020)
Do it early!…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News Government News Politics Racism and Inequality Voting & Elections

How Should I Vote? by Stu Johnson

(August 8, 2020)
Will COVID-19 impact the way you vote?…
Topics: COVID-19 Government News Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Voting & Elections


 1 record found

Express Yourself Submitted by Stu Johnson

(May 30, 2020)
Ageless Authors and its newest writing contest 'Coping with Crisis'…
Topics: Communication Coping COVID-19 Crisis Opportunity Writing

Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 6 records found

The Mystery of the Manger by George Garrison

(December 25, 2020)
A pastor's thoughts on Christmas in the middle of a pandemic…
Topics: Christmas COVID-19 Current Events, News Faith Holidays Holiday Season Jesus Worship

Un-Taming the Tension by George Garrison

(September 3, 2020)
Some tension can and should be held without causing major dissension…
Topics: Civility Communication COVID-19 Current Events, News Faith Racism and Inequality Relationships

Two Gifts Nobody Wants by Bill Nichols

(April 25, 2020)
Who wants pain and fear? Yet, we need them…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Faith Fears, Concerns News

Perplexed . . . but not Despairing by George Garrison

(April 17, 2020)
In the midst of our puzzling reality, there is hope…
Topics: Bible Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Stress Values Wellness Wisdom

Dawn of a New Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 10, 2020)
Offering hope and possibilities…
Topics: COVID-19 Dying and Death Easter Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration

A Holy Week to Remember by James N. Watkins

(April 4, 2020)
Celebrating life in Christ in deadly crisis…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Easter Faith News Religion

Government & Politics

 3 records found

Taking the Election Personally by George Garrison

(October 29, 2020)
A call for humility and grace…
Topics: Character, Integrity Charity Christian Life Civility COVID-19 Grace Politics Religion Social Issues Voting & Elections

Driven Apart by Stu Johnson

(October 10, 2020)
Where and how you get information matters…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making COVID-19 Dysfunctional, Broken Government Internet Media Politics Research Social Issues Social Unrest, Division Technology Values Voting & Elections

Will I be Counted? by Stu Johnson

(August 21, 2020)
Don't be left out of the 2020 Election or Census!…
Topics: COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Demographics News Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Statistics Voting & Elections

Health & Wellness

 2 records found

Dreading a Dark Winter Lockdown by David Robson / The Guardian

(January 3, 2021)
Think like a Norwegian, with a mindset that helps combat the long polar night…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News News Wellness

Managing Your Coronavirus Fears by Rusty Wright

(April 4, 2020)
Facing the chaos with facts, confidence, and faith…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Faith News


 1 record found

Now is Undoubtedly a Good Time for Reflecting, Looking Back by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(August 31, 2020)
The end of World War II…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) COVID-19 Family History Inspiration Memory (failing, improving) Racism and Inequality War


 1 record found

Hobby Therapy by Connie Schultz

(October 17, 2020)
Good advice from Winston Churchill to prepare us for the aftermath of this contentious election year…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Inspiration Leisure Lifestyle, General Politics Voting & Elections Wisdom


 6 records found

How the WHO Stole Christmas by James N. Watkins

(December 3, 2020)
But Christmas cannot be stopped by coronavirus . . . or the authorities…
Topics: Christmas COVID-19 Faith Government Holidays Holiday Season Inspiration Jesus

Coping with COVID-era Holiday Lonliness by Rusty Wright

(November 26, 2020)
Maybe some expectations management—and realistic solutions—are in order…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Holidays Holiday Season Living Alone Loneliness Relationships Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving Wellness

Thankful Despite Pandemic by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(November 25, 2020)
The pandemic can't take away our reasons for being thankful…
Topics: Contemplation, Insight COVID-19 Faith Gratitute Holidays Holiday Season Inspiration Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving

Will Thanksgiving Suck Like a Turkey Baster? by James N. Watkins

(November 21, 2020)
Thanksgiving in the year of no, no, no…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News Holidays Holiday Season Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving Like No Other by Stu Johnson

(November 20, 2020)
Virtual choirs and videos to help us be grateful during a most unusual year…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Coping COVID-19 Gratitute Holidays Holiday Season Inspiration Music Racism and Inequality Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving Voting & Elections

Halloween Facts by U.S. Census Bureau staff

(October 16, 2020)
The numbers behind recent Halloweens…
Topics: COVID-19 Halloween Holidays Statistics


 4 records found

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures by Barbara Greenleaf

(August 28, 2020)
A pandemic tale…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Humor

Welcome Summer by James N. Watkins

(June 5, 2020)
Time out for a lighter look at life before COVID-19…
Topics: COVID-19 Humor Lifestyle, General Memories Seasons Social Activities

COVID and the Cone by George Garrison

(May 7, 2020)
Time out for a laugh…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Family Humor Pets

Hunkering Down Humor by Rusty Wright

(April 18, 2020)
Finding lighter momets while hunkered down for the pandemic…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Humor News

Life Events

 3 records found

When Life's Interruptions Become Opportunities by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(April 16, 2021)
Unforeseen a year ago when COVID struck, I would never have guessed what lay ahead…
Topics: Change Coping COVID-19 Crisis Faith Grace Innovation, Invention, Creativity Opportunity

Thanks for Nothing! by James N. Watkins

(November 25, 2020)
When things seem they cannot be more bleak, there is reason for hope…
Topics: Bible Circumstances, Life Events Coping COVID-19 Faith God Gratitute Holidays Holiday Season Hopes & Dreams Thanks, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving

Commencement 2020 by James N. Watkins

(May 22, 2020)
The top ten things you won't hear at commencement…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Choices and Decision Making COVID-19 Current Events, News Education Learning Wisdom

News & Current Events

 13 records found

Unprecedented, Not! by Stu Johnson

(January 3, 2021)
2020 was quite a year, but not without precedent . . . setting expectations for 2021…
Topics: COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment History Knowledge Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Voting & Elections

It's Not All Bad by Nicole E. Kobie / WIRED

(January 3, 2021)
20 things that made the world a better place in 2020…
Topics: Achievements COVID-19 Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration News Social Issues

Earth and Heaven by James N. Watkins

(October 2, 2020)
What it means to me to be a citizen of both…
Topics: Beliefs COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Government Language, Meaning News Religion Social Issues Social Movements

Down to the Wire Reports from the U.S. Census Bureau

(October 2, 2020)
Census count exceeds 99% as court orders extension of counting…
Topics: COVID-19 Demographics Government News Research Trends

Another Milestone by Stu Johnson

(September 24, 2020)
Another look at COVID numbers as we hit 200,000 deaths in U.S.…
Topics: COVID-19 Dying and Death Demographics Disease History News Statistics Trends

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White, 'woke' . . . and 'privileged' by James N. Watkins

(July 10, 2020)
Boyhood memories stir thoughts on racism and privilege today…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News History News Racism and Inequality Relationships Social Issues Social Movements

Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

Hoops Cancellation Withdrawal Disorder by Rusty Wright

(April 5, 2020)
Taking a lighter look at one of the casualties of the pandemic…
Topics: Basketball Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Humor Popular Culture Sports


 1 record found

Coping with Technology by Barbara Greenleaf

(September 25, 2020)
Technophobes are born, not made…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Humor Internet Learning Personal Issues Technology