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Monks and crows on Marine Drive

With Hubby Dear back in town, we decided to go for a walk on Sunday. It seemed as though many people had the similar idea as the promenade was more crowded than ever. 218 more words

Personal

Lesser known..

This week there is a cacophony of events on the 25th. Geek Pride Day is a simplification of the event as it honors the original release of Star Wars, is Towel Day,  as well as the Glorious 25th of May. 298 more words

Saints

Iconic monks: German beer label design, part 2

It seems that one of the most popular and frequently chosen icons of good, German brewing is a happy monk. On a quest to learn as much as I can about the many, many different German beers available while living in Germany, I have noticed that the image of a friendly, smiling monk — usually hoisting aloft some type of beer-filled container — adorns a surprisingly large percentage of the German beer labels I have seen while wandering through numerous German Getränkemärkte (beverage markets).  147 more words

Culture

#SmudgeIsSaved

It was a bittersweet day. I was walking across the bridge with little Smudge this morning to try to find his mama when I realized I’d gosh darn gone and gotten attached to the little bugger! 310 more words

SEA

It's a Monk's Life

Religion is what you do with your solitude.”  – Archbishop William Temple

The Irish Celtic monks who lived at Lindisfarne in the 7th century would have understood this quote. 1,047 more words

Dark Ages