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So phony it looks silly...

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Fake grotto across the river.

Where is this?

Geotagging fake geology…
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Get a Real Job

Whenever I tell people I am an artist, either I don’t believe myself, or they’re giving off an air of, “No you’re not, you need to live in a grotto with a straw hat painting squonky pictures of your bedroom in painterly blobs in order to be considered a real artist.” or “why do you paint flowers? 921 more words


Thomas Wright of Durham (1711-1786) at Halswell

Part Three:  The Rockwork Screen, or Grotto

The history, purpose, later uses and relative obscurity of this fascinating feature makes it one of the most interesting of the eighteenth-century architectural additions to Halswell by Sir Charles Kemeys-Tynte. 1,786 more words

A hot one

This seems the official indication of spring’s arrival.

Never mind the cherry blossom petal-piles, the sunlight that beats my alarm clock, or the difficult decision  307 more words


The Fitz Hostel set to launch

Hello friends,

As many of you know, I’ve spent the last two years thinking about and the last four months steadily planning and preparing to open a hostel in Lion’s Head. 268 more words


Byblos and Jeita Grotto, Lebanon

Nearby Byblos, a UNESCO site which claims to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, (it is believed to have been occupied first between 8800 and 7000 BC) is a spectacular place featuring a 12th century crusader castle, St John the Baptist Church, the remains of a Roman amphitheatre and masses of Phoenician, Crusader and Roman ruins which provide ample opportunity for walking and exploring. 210 more words

Lost Creek Lake - Lewis Road Trailhead

Date: 3/25/16
Hike Difficulty: easy
Hike Length: 4.78 mi roundtrip
Elevation Gain: 722 ft
Time: 1 hr 51 mins
Tick Count: Me-1   Grace-1

My Rating (out of 5): 4.5 –Now that I have a way to track my hikes, I feel that I should spend some time revisiting some of my favorite hikes to see how my realtime data compares to that of my hiking books. 225 more words