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Adventures of Super Dave (to be continued)

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
Doctor No…. Classics Illustrated? (Photo credit: Felix_Nine) I noted on Facebook that October 5, 2012 was the 50th anniversary of James Bond. Since 1962 and Doctor No this fictional character created by Ian…

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Analysis of a Speech by Alberto Cairo

Originally posted on Manner of Speaking:
Alberto Cairo is the head of the orthopedic program run by the International Committee of the Red Cross (the “ICRC”) in Afghanistan. A physiotherapist from Italy, he has been in Afghanistan for more than 20…

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Guess what? We won!

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
I am sure there are many people like me, people who enter contests, never expecting to get a phone call or an email telling them they won. But it happened to me……. I…

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Hippo Highways: Day 2 of our Walking Safari

Originally posted on Ann Cavitt Fisher:
In the late afternoons, hippos yawn A LOT. After spending most of the day in the water, they’re having a little oxygen deprivation issue. Photograph, Cat Gassiot. A sausage tree on the banks of…

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Gate A-4

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Gate A-4 By Naomi Shihab Nye: Wandering around the Albuquerque Airport Terminal, after learning my flight had been delayed four hours, I heard an announcement: “If anyone in the vicinity of Gate A-4 understands any…

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I protested too much

Another disadvantage of getting a little seasoned every day, as in being a grizzled veteran of life, is that you are honest with yourself. Okay, that honesty is a good idea, isn’t it? If you expect a certain result, then … Continue reading

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Stand By Me – Marvin Gaye Most posts I write now are read but in 2012 when I wrote this i probably didn’t have many readers, but I  still liked what I said. Maybe you will also. Enjoy the last days of spring this week. … Continue reading

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One Way to Prepare for the UK

Originally posted on Susie Lindau's Wild Ride:
I will travel far and wide in Europe this summer and will drive during part of the trip. No big deal, right? I drive all the time. But I’ve never driven in…

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Love the Life You’re In

Originally posted on Life After 50:
Despite our best efforts to embrace each & every day, some days can be more difficult than others, in seeking gratitude for the life we have been given. To love the life we are in.…

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Put aside your worries, and do something that makes you smile

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