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Update on Baby Trevor Appleby:
On Tuesday, May 14, Baby Trevor passed away while in the hospital. His lungs kept collapsing and finally Trevor was unable to fight any longer. Trevor had over 1500 following on his Travels with Trevor Facebook page. He touched so many people from all over the United States.
His mom Meredith Ann Appleby and his dad Phillip Appleby spent every waking moment with Trevor that was possible. His family showed such courage, strength and grace during Trevor’s 6 plus months of life.
Please continue to remember the family in your thoughts and prayers. His family has asked if anyone cares to give a memorial in Trevor’s memory to please go to the following website.
On the page there is a bumblebee in the donation box... [Read more]...
|Maya Long Count Calendar will Click Over|
What Does 21 December Mean?
12/16/2012 - Joshua Berman
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The hour is upon us. This Friday at the stroke of solstice (4:12 a.m. Mountain Standard Time), the Maya Long Count calendar will “click over” to read “22.214.171.124.0,” read as, “thirteen b’aktun” — for the first time in 5,125 years.
The event has captured the world’s curiosity and imagination and this week, all eyes are pointed toward Mesoamerica: southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and parts of Honduras and El Salvador. So much attention being showered on the Maya people and their unique history, cosmology, and culture, presents a wonderful opportunity to ask a few questions.
What is “13 b’aktun”?
A b’aktun is a period of 144,000 days (about 393 years) in the Long Count. It is an especially important unit, “used for describing the creations of humans and of the world,” as Guatemalan writer Gaspar Pedro González says... [Read more]...
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