> If you named a child Isabella or Jacob this past year -- ah... you're not alone. Interestingly, both names have their origins in the Hebrew language and the Bible. Isabella is a variant of Elizabeth or Isabel, and means "God keeps his promise." Jacob means "supplanter" (someone who wrongfully seizes the position of another person). In the Bible Jacob's name was eventually changed to Israel. ~ AZ Central
> "...Sadly, the loudest voices in the land are preaching individual liberty without community concern, or community concern without individual sacrifice, or sacrifice for future generations but not for us." ~ LaVonne Neff
> The Gävlebocken, the giant Christmas goat in Gävle, Sweden, which attracts arsonists, has once again survived through Christmas. There was an a foiled plot to kidnap him by helicopter this year.