Monthly Archives: February 2014

Tony Robbins

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” –Tony Robbins, self-help author, born February 29th, 1960

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Old Photo of the Day – Lots o’ Bikes

Lots of bikes are lined up on the bike rack at Lebanon High School, located in Missouri, in this photo from 1956. This is a sight you don’t see as often these days. Image from the following source.

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Old Photo of the Day – Beach in Portugal

From the interior of a rocky enclosure people can be seen walking on a beach in Portimao, Algarve, Portugal, circa 1970. Image from the following source

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet, February 27th, 1807 – March 24th, 1882 Happy Birthday!!

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Peripatetic (peri-pa-tet-ic)

1) A follower of Aristotle. Used to describe the movement of Aristotle as he would talk to others as they entered the Lyciam. 2) Movement of or journeys hither and thither. 3) Going from place to place usually as part … Continue reading

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Old Photo of the Day – Paper-Mache Cow

Why yes, that IS a paper-mache cow. Precisely because everyone needs one of those, and this lady was no exception! It’s also necessary that you strap it to the back of your car upside down for added effect.   Image … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo

“Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.”  – Victor Hugo, French Poet, Novelist, and Playwright, February 26th, 1802 – May 22nd, 1885 Happy Birthday!!

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