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By Jingo

While fiddling around on the internet today, I came across a rather interesting piece of linguistic history. It concerns the history of the word “ 988 more words

Donald T. Nelson, Hero

Both our dads were decorated war heroes. In this post, we are going to talk about Joan’s father, Donald T. Nelson. Donald entered military service in 1941 and qualified for Officers Candidate School in the field artillery at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. 667 more words


Like school kids!

After a lot of communication, I finally wore Gianluca down, and he agreed to an out-of-season topa tour. Thank you to Peter and Lou, who told us about this on a travel forum. 275 more words


Ancient Olive Tree - photo by Christopher J Cart ©2013

This old olive tree was positively glowing in the late afternoon sun of San Stefano, Corfu. . . I was practically glowing from the Greek wine. . .

Color Photography

The Fractal's Edge

This work that we’ve been doing, Catherine, Agnes, Selma and I, has been spinning around some very focused themes.

In Rome, it centred mostly on our historical inheritance of violence and the complementary veneration of suffering. 1,047 more words

Musings And Rants

A cloistered life

I finally found my way into the former cloister of the San Stefano church.

Cloister of San Stefano

 There are so many relics mounted onto the walls around the cloister. 91 more words


Boxing Day

Watching the Chelsea/Fulham football match this afternoon on Sky, I noticed that the Italian commentary was using the term ‘Boxing Day’.

This isn’t Italian, of course. 95 more words

Italian Customs