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a single step.

Every journey begins with a single step. Cliché I know, but it’s true.

My journey into the wonderful world of wanderlust begins in my early twenties with a phone call and an invitation to spend a few days in the UK, London to be precise. 205 more words

Adventure

Man dies after sand hole he dug collapses on California beach

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday. 189 more words

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Stampede is Upon Us!

That’s right folks! Every year in Alberta there is the much anticipated Stampede celebrations. As this is my first July in Canada, I have never taken part in such festivities. 217 more words

Travel

Arthur Lyman - Taboo

Here we have Arthur Lyman, vibraphone and marimba player, best known as “The King of Lounge Music”. Arthur Lyman popularized the polynesian sounds,also known as “Exotica”.

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Jazz

A Glimpse of His Own Key

The worrying buzzing all thinking man

Who knew not when the next

Instantaneous doorway

Would appear, to offer him a plan

Let out a shout to the hard world… 68 more words

Poems

France Defies Allies, Delivers Warship to Russia

French President, Francois Hollande defied American and British allies by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia. Speaking on the eve of an EU meeting to discuss sanctions on Moscow over the downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine, Hollande said that a first Mistral warship would be handed over on schedule in October. 163 more words

United States

Obama attributes wildfires to climate change

SEATTLE – President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change. 97 more words

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