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Light and Darkness

Small city lights Africa image, NASA “Wealth is by its very nature ad extra – it is meant to go out from you, like a light that dispels darkness. Once wealth is locked up within the walls of your own … Continue reading

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Views of the Earth

Srid pa’i khor lo (Wheel of Life). Painting on cloth, twentieth century. Tibetan Collection ‘Umar bin Muzaffar Ibn al-Wardi. Kharidat al-’Aja’ib wa Faridat al-Ghara’ib. (The Pearl of Wonders and the Uniqueness of Things Strange). Late seventeenth century. Near East Section … Continue reading

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Gaviotas

“Elsewhere they’re tearing down the rain forest. Here, we’re putting it back. If we can do this in Colombia, there’s hope that people can do it anywhere.” —Paolo Lugari, Founder of Gaviotas The eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia, known as … Continue reading

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ALPHA CO 110TH MI BN request *anything* (20 soldiers)

“This was originally posted on behalf of Alpha Co 110 MI BN on February 25. The soldier requested that it be renewed. Thank you for your support of our forces. It helps to receive encouragement while we are away from … Continue reading

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“Springing Forward”

“Daylight Saving Time: A Look Back at “Springing Forward” Most people living in United States will set their clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, which marks the official start of nearly seven months of daylight saving time. However, residents of … Continue reading

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eBay Item #3710507099

VERY OLD HANDWRITTEN FRENCH DIARY This very old handwritten French diary has 24 pages and 12 of them have writing on them counting both sides of the page. It is 6″ x 9″ and is written on hand made paper. … Continue reading

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Places To Write

“If you are a writer don’t even think about this place. They even have a sign at the front door that says, “Please…for your own safety, and the safety of those around you…NO POETRY”. I hear-tell that they will even … Continue reading

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Spring is here!

Burpee Catalogs Through the Years View their Gallery Image Copyright © W. Atlee Burpee & Co. … “If you can stand a raw egg on end, it has nothing to do with the Equinox. This has to be one of … Continue reading

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100 Most Often Mispronounced Words

In the interest of public service and our anti-nucular sentiments, we’re posting this useful link: “Heineken remover Heimlich maneuver (or manoeuvre, Br.) This term is mispronounced many different ways. This is just the funniest one we have heard. This maneuver … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Pat’s

Snakes alive! Saint Patrick is driving the snakes out of Ireland. Can you avoid his traps and become the biggest serpent on the block? Play the Snake Game [Via BBCi] … Shockwave Required

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