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Wonderful, wonderful, critical people

I have found lately that the more people seem to be coming out of the woodwork to criticize what others think or write. If you make a comment that is against some “minority group’s” comment you are labeled a hater of that group. 227 more words


My Dad's Fly Rod

I love summer. I am a lizard and the warmer it get the more I want to ‘do’ something! I’m in summer “pack it in” mode …that’s packing as many activities into the remaining weeks of summer as I can. 499 more words


2 Trillion = Me

Kings, Princes, Paupers, Explorers, Indian fighters, Indians, Pilgrims, Pioneers, Plague Survivors, Artists, Authors, Mariners, Dreamers and Adventurers’ … through them I exist.  The number of our ancestors is mind boggling. 514 more words

Celebrating Beer in Bavaria

When states or counties put on exhibitions or fairs showcasing themselves, they usually focus on important historical events, natural sights, or maybe important figures. But Bavaria’s current state exhibition is about beer – of course. 805 more words

{my life outdoors} adventures at long lake

I received a letter this week from a dear friend and in it she included an essay titled A Last Lecture: On Essays and Letters… 572 more words


Mid Summer. 23 June 2016 Denmark

Today is known in Denmark as Sankt Hans Aften, or Mid Summer to the rest of the world.

The celebration which marks the Summer Equinox in Denmark, at least close to that day, in any case. 340 more words