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Mount Vesuvius

Eerie Mount Vesuvius from Pompeii. The infamous volcano erupted in 79 AD, burying and killing the 11,000 inhabitants under nearly 20 feet of ash in a matter of hours.


Runes and Glyphs: The Beauty of Icelandic Typography

•Issue #4, Dispatch #17•
Aside from beautiful natural resources, one thing that is fascinating about Iceland is its typography. 527 more words


sight seeing in manila: part 2

A few more pictures from our time in Manila and the surrounding area.

We visited Fort Santiago in Manila. It is a citadel built by Spanish conquistadors during the time when the Philippines was under the rule of Spain. 518 more words


Oregon police kill cougar above popular hiking trail

BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon police officer shot and killed a cougar after it was spotted just above a popular hiking trail.

KTVZ-TV reports that the animal was seen Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, a 500-foot-tall, extinct cinder cone volcano, in Bend. 89 more words

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Tales from the Sandpile

My parents installed a sandpile in our yard shortly after we moved to Newton. We’ve been there ever since. The sandpile has been heavily used. Every few years my parents have to pay a small fortune to refill the sand, as countless floods, yard projects and feet have carried the sand to parts unknown. 981 more words


Iceland - Reykjavik - 3.24.15: HORSIES and a Moon Landing

After a nice restful night of sleep, we woke up early to hit the shops in Reykjavik including the Hand Knitting Association who has a great shop near the church. 2,073 more words