Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lewis Carroll

“One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.” – Lewis Carroll, novelist best known for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, January 27th, 1832 – January 14th, 1898 Happy … Continue reading

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Old Photo of the Day – Sponge Diver

In this photo is of a sponge diver as they enter into the ocean, close to Tarpon Springs, Florida, as the crew assists him on his way down from the boat. Circa 1945. Image from the following source.

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Athwart

1) across 2) in opposition to   Example: Athwart the road was farmland as far as the eye could see.

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William Congreve

“He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.” – William Congreve, playwright and poet, January 24th, 1670 – January 19th, 1729 Happy Birthday!!

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Old Photo of the Day – Worcestor College

  Another photochrom image from between 1890 and 1900, this time of Worcestor College in Oxford, England. The stone buildings and hanging ivy make for a beautiful campus. Image from the following source.

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It’s an Afgan!!

It is a close up image of this beautiful afgan!

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Carl Sandburg

“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” – Carl Sandburg, writer, editor and poet, January 6th, 1878 – July 22nd, 1967

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