Monthly Archives: December 2013

Old Photo of the Day – Eddystone Lighthouse

The Eddystone Lighthouse in Plymouth, England, from between 1890 and 1900. Colored using the technique of photochrom. People can be seen standing on top and at the bottom of the lighthouse, as a boat passes behind it. Image from the … Continue reading

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Charles Caleb Colton

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” – Charles Caleb Colton, cleric and writer, born c. 1780 – died c. 1832

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Rudyard Kipling

“If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what’s more, you’ll be a man, my son.” – Rudyard Kipling, writer of “The … Continue reading

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Old Photo of the Day – Railway Bridge

  East Coast Railway bridge in Florida, ca. 1925. Image from the following source.

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Diacritic (di-a-crit-ic)

– a mark that is placed over, under, or through a letter in some languages to show that the letter should be pronounced in a particular way Example: Two diacritics appear in the word “déjà vu.”

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Old Photo of the Day – Downtown Miami

  From 1927, this is a photo of downtown Miami, Florida from the viewpoint of a hotel. Image from the following source.

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Jimi Hendrix

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix, musician, November 27th, 1942 – September 18th, 1970

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