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Quote of the Day (July 28, 2018): No-One Makes Us Feel Inferior

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”―- Eleanor Roosevelt

This is so beautiful! It pretty much says that you’re yourself responsible for your feelings. 263 more words


Remember the Beauty of Your Dreams

Have you ever tried to water-ski?

Many years ago, I found myself bobbing up and down in the Ohio River. I had already tried to pull myself out of the water and stand on my feet many times. 786 more words


New York State (of mind): Hudson River Walkway and FDR Estate

My wife and I recently took a road trip to visit some friends in Poughkeepsie, NY and do some sight seeing. We had a blast! This is the first of several photo blogs to share my favorite pictures and memories of the trip. 957 more words

Andrew's Writings

Eleanor's Walk Trail (Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, NY)

Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States and the first US delegate to the United Nations, lived part of her life at Val-Kill, a quiet, wooded estate in Hyde Park, New York, just east of her husband… 482 more words

Easy Hikes

Top Cottage Trail (Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, NY)

Springwood, the Hudson River Valley home of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is now preserved by the National Park Service in Hyde Park, New York. However, during his second term as president, Roosevelt also had built a separate cottage, intended as a retreat atop nearby Dutchess Hill, a mostly wooded ridge east of the Hudson. 667 more words

Moderate Hikes

“[…]if life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”

Eleanor Roosevelt, from Tomorrow Is Now (1963)

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962), commonly known as Eleanor Roosevelt, was an American political figure, diplomat, and activist.

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