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Oh, the things you will see...

I don’t know if you’ve gotten the gist of my love for the National Park system in America… but I’m a big fan…

The above is from Acadia National Park, up in Maine. 20 more words

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Early one morning...

… on the Pearl River Delta…

The atmosphere was so strange, to tis westerner’s eyes, during my time in Macau.
The light was incredibly intense, and “contrasty”, yet you hardly ever saw the sun. 120 more words

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Happy Birthday...

… to the man responsible for so many, many happy childhood memories over the years, and around the world.

Today is the day on which remember the birth of A. 210 more words

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Just lucky, I guess...

There’s this thing in writing… or really, a series of categories, that people are always trying to stick the rest of the population into.

Harrumph… 417 more words

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Almost, but not quite...

… totally unlike the Muscadine grape we used to find in the wilds of deepest, darkest Georgia, as we were scampering around in our pre-pre-pubescent, half-wild state. 302 more words

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Happy Birthday...

… to a man who wrote the most beautiful music…

… about the most distressingly star-crossed people ever to have existed…

Giacomo Puccini was born on this date in 1858. 121 more words

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Happy Birthday, Ludwig...

You know the story, by now…

Ludwig Von Beethoven was born (probably…) on this date in 1770 (maybe…) in Bonn, Germany.
What we do know is that, among other things, he wrote (possibly…) the greatest piece of musical literature of all time… so far… 147 more words

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