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Wedding Wednesday {The Story Behind the Ring}

Happy Wedding Wednesday! Today I thought I would share with you the story behind my engagement ring.

I am completely obsessed with it and still get caught up in the sparkle at moments. 382 more words

Family

Qué tengas un buen día!

Qué tengas un buen día!

Class topic of the day (des Tages): how picking up a plastic bag off the street and reading the language printed on that bag may help you learn language. 519 more words

REVIEW - NAKED: A NOVEL OF LADY GODIVA BY ELIZA REDGOLD

NAKED: A NOVEL OF LADY GODIVA

Author: Eliza Redgold
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Review: Monique Mulligan

Lyrical prose and rich description sets apart Naked: A Novel of Lady Godiva… 494 more words

Book Reviews

Day 745: The Buried Giant

I thought from what I read about The Buried Giant that it was a historical novel set in the days after the Romans left Britain. But it is really a fable or a fantasy novel or both. 308 more words

Books

Celebrating the Feast of St Lewina

Mysterious Britain and Ireland explains the source of the St Lewina celebration as, “St Lewina was a young British virgin who was martyred by Saxons on 24 July 687 A.D. 358 more words

British History

Walking the Transylvanian Zeiden Wunderkreis at Dinkelsbühl to the Sound of the Kipfelmarsch, Part 2

At the 22nd Zeiden neighborhood get-together on June 6th 2015 in Dinkelsbühl marching through the Wunderkreis was one of the highlights.

In my first post from June 21st 2015 I wrote extensively about the Wunderkreis itself and the more “technical” aspects (see… 430 more words

Labyrinth

Same Object, Different Symbols

Objectively, they are just a patterned piece of cloth and a stone slab, but what they symbolize depends entirely on the viewer.

The Confederate battle flag connotes heritage or oppression in the eyes of the beholder. 281 more words

Middle Ages