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  • “The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”― G.K. Chesterton

    I never had a desire to go to Spain.  Not that I had anything against it, it had just never caught my attention the way other countries in Europe had. I blame World War Two History presentations as it doesn’t… Read More ›

  • Moment

    All my possessions for a moment of time. Elizabeth I Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death in 1603. Sometimes referred to as the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth was the last of the five… Read More ›

  • Wants

    Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. Epictetus Epictetus (c. 50 – c. 135 AD) was a Greek Stoic philosopher. He was born into slavery at Hierapolis, Phrygia (present-day Pamukkale, in western Turkey) and lived in Rome until his banishment, when he went to Nicopolis in northwestern Greece for the rest of his… Read More ›

  • Recognized

    If you wrote something, you deserve to get paid and recognized for your work. No one should take a bow with another man’s hat. Ronald Isley Ronald Isley (born May 21, 1941) is an American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and occasional… Read More ›