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Dimmuborgir, Iceland - The Elvish City Inside a Lava Labyrinth

The lava field of Dimmuborgir, meaning black castle, is an amazing landscape that was created over 2,000 years ago. The contorted lava formations are made up of volcanic pillars, columns and arches, some extending as high as 20 metres. 9 more words


A Belated Mother's day

We spent Sunday in Ohio.

My sister, Kelly, and her daughter, Lydia, had driven down to my parents’ house for the weekend. They had traveled 7 hours south from their home in northern Michigan to celebrate Gracie’s 18th birthday with her at her Downton Abbey tea party. 545 more words

Unison of the Universal Love

If you think of it, religion is based on someone or something that existed that was real at one point in time or another. Whatever was real to the people of that time and culture to connect them to a feeling of a “higher being”, a “God”, “Source” or whatever you would deem it as. 198 more words

Thoughts Of Utopia

In Loving Memory

On Monday, May 16, 2016, Pastor Juanito “Johnny” Luzano passed away at the age of 78. He was the founder of Rehoboth Children’s Home 35 years ago along with his wife and a couple from the UK. 1,075 more words

Peace Corps

10 Things to See and Do in Tallinn’s Hipster District of Kalamaja

Kalamaja, a former fishermen’s district, today one of the trendiest areas in Tallinn, is most definitely the place where I want to hang out when visiting… 953 more words


Where are our traditional clothing?

Have you ever studied a half-assed history book and come across the section on fabrics and clothing in different societies and cultures? If so you were probably as bored as I was. 1,368 more words

Odd Stuff

Shane & Tyne's Wedding

It was the most beautiful, perfect, soulful wedding ever!

This blog is mostly about Patrick, but the story of Shane is so intertwined; he and Tyne have become part of our family these past five years, the planning consumed much of the spring for our family, and it was a great time. 1,086 more words