Monthly Archives: June 2012

Quote for today 24.06.12

“I know that pain is the most important thing in the universes. Greater than survival, greater than love, greater even than the beauty it brings about. For without pain, there can be no pleasure. Without sadness, there can be no … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Parks

It’s that time of the week again and with reference to Ailsa’s latest posting found here http://wheresmybackpack.com/2012/06/22/travel-theme-parks/ here is my interpretation. Now there are loads of Green Parks I’ve been to, you know the ones where there are acres of nothingness aside of … Continue reading

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Quote for today 23.06.12

“When you’re lost in those woods, it sometimes takes you a while to realize that you are lost. For the longest time, you can convince yourself that you’ve just wandered off the path, that you’ll find your way back to … Continue reading

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It’s not just the moon that’s made of cheese

One thing I’d never attempted was to cook a cheesecake…my son (and I) love them so I thought it’s time to put on my baker’s hat again. Note: I don’t actually have a baker’s hat – I do have a … Continue reading

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Quote for today 22.06.12

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” ― Bob Marley

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Sol stood still

Sumer Solstice is was today. Sol + stice derives from a combination of Latin words meaning “sun” + “to stand still.” As the days lengthen, the sun rises higher and higher until it seems to stand still in the sky. … Continue reading

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Quote for today 21.06.12

“I’m afraid of time… I mean, I’m afraid of not having enough time. Not enough time to understand people, how they really are, or to be understood myself. I’m afraid of the quick judgements or mistakes everybody makes. You can’t … Continue reading

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Two’s company

Two fellow bloggers recently nominated me for Blogger Awards….now at the risk of these becoming a little like a Blog Chain Letter I won’t hold anyone to task for not joining in. In fact I won’t list other bloggers as … Continue reading

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Quote for today 20.06.12

“It’s all in the view. That’s what I mean about forever, too. For any one of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You never know for sure, so you’d better make every … Continue reading

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known holiday celebrating the end of slavery. It started on June 19th 1865 when the union soldiers, led by General Granger came to Galveston Texas and announced that the war was over and the slaves were … Continue reading

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