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Camp John Hay, Baguio Philippines

The sun recharges everything – plants, animals, the surroundings, and even us. Really a shame to wake up late in the day if this is how gorgeous the site will be. 70 more words


Forecast: Sunshine

UPDATE: I shot this vivid flower in a window box this morning, before the sun was up or the Weekly Challenge theme had been announced, and then left to pick up visiting friends for a bit of garage “sailing”—returning, it seemed a waste not to share the hopeful colors. 8 more words


Sunday Quotes - Luck

True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. 75 more words

Dealing with a government with whom mendacity is a science is an extremely difficult and delicate matter.

– John Hay


Ten Terms Apart

A six year-old boy and his small brother looked out from an open window of their grandparents’ home onto a somber scene: lamp posts and citizens dressed in black, as a hearse leading a long funeral procession passed by.  603 more words

Theodore Roosevelt

On the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Assassination

How Lincoln’s Image Came to Be

If there’s a political reality familiar to us all, it has to be the spin. In our multimedia world, it assaults you nearly every minute of each day. 1,264 more words


The Lincoln Legacy

The third finger of the left hand is the usual and customary location for a wedding ring, but on March 4, 1905 the large gold ornament on Theodore Roosevelt’s left ring finger announced his union with the Great Emancipator. 149 more words