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I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.

I’m just back from the Cevennes. On the long drive down, over three leisurely days, we read to each other from the kindle, Robert Louis Stevenson’s… 449 more words

19th Century Photography - The Samoan War 1899

U.S. Marines with naval gun, Upolu, Samoa, 1899, published by Kerry and Co

Tradition in Samoa dictated that leadership of the islands was to be invested in a hereditary chief, but in the 1880s these claims to power were anything but certain. 1,375 more words


Florida State folk hero 'Red Lightning' makes dramatic 2014 debut

People call Florida State’s ball boy “Red Lightning” because he streaks down the sidelines with such speed and deadly precision.

Red Lighting’s real name is Frankie Grizzle-Malgrat, which is arguably a far more fitting moniker for the 5-foot-7 speed demon. 178 more words


August Update

Well, we’ve moved into the new house, and so far, it’s been great. There’s still a ton to do, but now that we’re here and don’t have to drive three hours every day, it makes it a lot easier to keep up with, oh, I dunno, the rest of my life. 636 more words



You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
Robert Louis Stevenson


I can’t get rid of this traveling theme! Here’s a quote-for-the-day…although I might have taken it slightly out of context. 8 more words

The Land of Nod

Robert Louis Stevenson

Illustrated by alice and martin provensen.

From breakfast on through all the day
At home among my friends I stay,
But every night I go aboard… 110 more words

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