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Dennis and Kimberly's Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 15

Jan. 26, 2016: Naples to Florence

Having passed the midpoint of our tour at approximately midnight last night, we get up early this morning and start packing for the next leg. 1,563 more words

Travel

David in Mexico

When I was nineteen years old, I was an Army private stationed in Darmstadt, Germany. Desert Storm had us all on lockdown, and with Christmas coming up, my boss at the time, Chaplain Mike Suttle, strategized a back-door way to get some of of us lower-enlisted soldiers off-post without having to take official leave. 359 more words

Writing

Florence: you took my breath away 

After three very full days in Rome we moved on to Florence. The train ride there went pretty well because the girls took a nice nap. 313 more words

Life

ON THIS DAY: September 8, 2016

September 8th is

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses’ Day

Physical Therapy Day

U.N. International Literacy Day
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MORE! Michelangelo’s David, Rebranding New Amsterdam, Antonín Dvořák , and DC’s Kennedy Center, click 394 more words

History

Engels on the exaltation of man

So much is certain: comparative physiology gives one a withering contempt for the idealistic exaltation of man over the other animals. At every step one is forced to recognise the most complete uniformity of structure with the rest of the mammals, and in its main features this uniformity extends to all vertebrates and even – in a less distinct way – to insects, crustaceans, tapeworms, etc. 145 more words

Dialectical Materialism

A walking tour in Florence

I was invited to take a walking tour in Florence by The Roman Guy, a group doing guided tours of Rome, Venice, Milan and Florence. 900 more words

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