Daily Archives: September 7, 2011

Grigoras Dinicu – Hora Staccato


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W. Somerset Maugham – On Human Fate


The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore.
(From: “Of Human Bondage” (1915)
W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) Discuss

Today’s Birthday: Ansgar (801 CE)


Ansgar (801 CE)

The patron saint of Scandinavia, Ansgar was a missionary and the first archbishop of Hamburg. He was sent by Louis I to help King Harald Christianize Denmark and King Bjorn Christianize Sweden. He initiated a mission to all Scandinavians and Slavs and was appointed archbishop of Hamburg in 832. When Sweden and Denmark returned to paganism by 845, Ansgar thwarted the pagan rebellion. He was recognized as a saint soon after his death. Ansgar is often called the Apostle of what? More… Discuss

Duck Style Diving


Duck Style Diving

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Stainless Steel


"Rusty"- The Stainless Steel Pliers

"Rusty"- The Stainless Steel Pliers©

Where the Fish Is ( My Photography Collection)


Where the Fish Is

Where the Fish Is©

The Red Eye: My Photography Collection


The Red Eye

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