Monthly Archives: July 2013

J. K. Rowling

“If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” –J. K. Rowling, author, born July 31st, 1965 Happy Birthday!! Advertisements

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Old Photo of the Day – Japan

A wonderful photo of Mount Fuji in Japan, with a wide shot of the Motosu Lake in the middle ground. Source

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Henry Ford

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” –Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, born July 30th, 1863 Happy Birthday!!

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Old Photo of the Day – Dublin, Ireland

It’s the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes Parade in Dublin, Ireland from 1935! I bet that elephant still remembers the occasion. Source

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Old Photo of the Day – Japan

These individuals, located in Japan, are preparing for New Year’s Eve, creating what are supposed to be good luck charms. Image shot in 1934. Source

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Old Photo of the Day – Glencairn Abbey, Ireland

Certainly a reflection of times past, this photo from 1916 of the Glencairn Abbey (now a monastery known as St. Mary’s), located in Ireland, showcases a richly decorated room with lion skins adorned across almost every empty space. Source

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Old Photo of the Day – Giant Ferris Wheel

The Giant Ferris Wheel at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. This behemoth of a carnival ride could reportedly hold 2,000+ people at a time, with the passenger cars being large enough to hold wedding banquets and dinners. Source

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