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Making The News

“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” – John Bartymore

Dear Human,

In case you didn’t know, John Barrymore was widely known as… 362 more words


KunstHaus Wein

On our travels there is always one place that intrigues me, that I don’t expect. It’s usually off the beaten path and something I stumble upon. 780 more words


Bucky Balls and Pollution

Some years ago, a friend of mine went out into the garage where he kept his car. It was a regular thing for him to spend time out there, so his wife thought nothing about it and sat down to watch a movie on the TV. 1,629 more words

Western Viewpoint

Only Thirty Years? Felt Longer: Highlights From History's Boringest "War"


Now I know why, in school or afterwards, I have never really absorbed information concerning the Thirty Years War… It is about the boringest chapters of history ever made. 2,408 more words


Review: 46 Pages

I first read Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense”, the “46 Pages” referred to in the title of Scott Liell’s book, a few years ago and I could not understand why every student in the United States is not required to read it. 337 more words

Book Review

Older than the Declaration of Independence


Today, Mr Tony Colbourne has offered for purchase via the Mayflower project, several documents dating back over 300 years. The earliest being dated at 1684, 64 years after the Mayflower voyage and 92 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed. 263 more words



Dependable old workhorses
Substance over style
Formed of anti-corrosive
Aluminum and steel
From the likes of
Johnson, Evinrude
Mercury, Sea King
Tied at the hitching rail… 13 more words