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December 08 - Asteroid 5 Astraea

Asteroid 5 Astraea was discovered on this day in 1845 by Karl Ludwig Henke, and, as it was still relatively unusual to find asteroids at that time, it won him an annual pension of 1200 Marks from the king. 738 more words


The Colors of Thoreau's Spirit

“When other birds are still the screech owls take up the strain, like mourning women their ancient u-lu-lu. Their dismal scream is truly Ben Jonsonian. Wise midnight hags! 1,267 more words

Quote of The Day

“A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Past Quotes


What does this mean to you?

Is it a metaphor for saying hindsight is 20/20?

Is it saying that as the days come and go we don’t see the lessons but as the years pass we will? 24 more words

#WaldoWednesday Revisited

The Road to be taken!!

Rumi once said, ” It’s your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you”.

This road is a metaphor for your life- the essence of your being.

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December 6

PARADISE, and groves
Elysian, Fortunate Fields—like those of old
Sought in the Atlantic Main—why should they be
A history only of departed things,
Or a mere fiction of what never was ? 124 more words

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Individual & His Future

Source: NoMoreFakeNews.com
Jon Rappoport
December 6, 2016

“It’s instructive to read what authors wrote about core values a hundred or two hundred years ago, because then you can appreciate what has happened to the culture of a nation. 1,003 more words