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Riot at Ephesus and A Riot at Pompeii

There is a little known wall painting from a house at Pompeii (destroyed by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in A.D. 79) that depicts a riot in and around the amphitheater at Pompeii in A.D. 551 more words

Daily Life

Five on Friday 10

  1. The Spectacular Second Empire 1852-1870 – If I were still in Paris, I would totally go to this exhibit at the musée d’Orsay. The Second Empire marks the reign on Napoleon III, a time of wealth and ostentation, but also tremendous social unrest.

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Audible.com 2-for-1 Sale on The Great Courses

Hello, everyone! I’m dashing off a quick (and rare) Sunday post just because I want to let you all know about Audible’s latest sale: no less than 153 lecture series from  863 more words


Digital Delivery Delicacies: Food-A Cultural Culinary History, Online Courses from Universal Class, and more!

If you have been wanting to expand your culinary knowledge and skills, but don’t have time to attend a class in person then checkout these great online lectures and courses available from home for Hoboken Library Card holders. 700 more words

Aimee Harris

A Great Course from The Great Courses: Fundamentals of Photography

After 40 years of point-and-shoot photography while herding butterflies (my kids) or chasing Alan (my husband), as his frame slowly disappeared over the horizon of the photo I was trying to frame, I’ve finally reached the stage of life where I can start to think about what it is I’m trying to accomplish beyond capturing precious memories and creating chronicles of beauty. 426 more words

Encouragements For Living

"The Great Memories" / Memorable Fancies #0127

It was exciting at first, the idea of buying someone else’s memory of – certain real-life events. After the first idealistic predictions, the trade became mostly sexual, you know? 142 more words


Why The Blog Has Been Neglected...

It’s been an entire 2 months since my last post. It’s not because I’ve stopped seeing God in my days, but that I’ve had a new, exciting writing project on the go. 836 more words