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History My Way - The Declaration of Independence (Part 3)

This is the final part of this three part series. The amazing true story of the drafting of the Declaration of Independence. Please take time out of you’re non-busy schedule to read a little about our nations history….. 2,168 more words

"Be a fountain, not a drain."

On my wonderings in Singapore, I passed a monument to those civilians killed during the Japanese invasion of World War II. The large white structure has been compared to four chopsticks, but the four columns represent the four ethnic groups that make up Singapore: Chinese, Malay, Eurasian and Indian. 255 more words

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History Lesson: Honda Accord/Rover 800

Honda’s Accord is a pretty prolific car. It seems like everyone and their mother has owned either a Honda Accord or a Toyota Corolla (or both!). 366 more words

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“If you can’t think because you can’t chew, try a banana.”

One weekend I headed out of Bangkok to revisit Singapore. I was disappointed on my visit in December not to see more of the city than the airport, spectacular though the airport may be. 338 more words

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“Wat Lokayasutharam”

Our final stop in Ayutthaya was at the Wat Lokayasutharam or what’s left of it. The Reclining Buddha here is about 120 feet long and 26 feet high, so it is smaller than the one at Wat Pho but still impressive. 98 more words

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“Wat Na Phra Men”

After Wat Mahathat, we headed over to Wat Na Phra Men, a wooden building that served as an ordination hall for the Ayutthaya Kingdom. It was built in the 16th century and is a favorite with the local people who come here to worship and make their offerings. 147 more words

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