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A hui ho – Until we meet again – Jim (Jimmer) Reddekopp

Jim (Jimmer) Reddekopp, a dear friend of my wife, passed away recently. Jimmer and his family owned and operated the Hawaiian Vanilla Co. farm/restaurant in Hawaii. Our family visited once, and it was one of the most memorable vacation experiences I've ever had--and a...

I procrastinate therefore I am…late

Funny and appropriate t-shirt for me: I procrastinate therefore I am...late

World War II: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939 – 1940 | Time.com

Haunting color photographs made by Adolf Hitler's personal photographer, Hugo Jaeger, in the ghettos of Warsaw and the smaller Polish city of Kutno in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1939 and 1940. Source: World War II: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939 - 1940 |...

Guillermo Del Toro on the Success and Failure

Guillermo Del Toro offers his perspective on the nature of success and failure... Failure and success live next door to each other and they have no numbers at the door. You just knock. ~ Guillermo Del Toro

Guillermo Del Toro on the Success and Failure

Guillermo Del Toro offers his perspective on the nature of success and failure... Failure and success live next door to each other and they have no numbers at the door. You just knock. ~ Guillermo Del Toro

Glorious Octopus Image

I bumped into this image of an octopus recently and had to share. Such a striking, symmetrical geometry to this octopus' pose. Totally mesmerizing.

Pope actually smiled during Trump visit

In the video coverage of Trump's visit with the Pope, the Pope rarely smiled and did not look engaged. Same goes for many of the photos published, like the one below. One blogger titled these portraits, Pope meets the Addams Family. Hilarious, but  I wondered if this...

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Trump touches orb with Saudi King & Egyptian President

This now famous image of Trump, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt touching some kind of glowing orb has generated a lot of buzz and memes. The truth turns out to be pretty straight-forward. The occasion was the opening of a new...

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Dragon statue in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Because I've been told I'm part Slovenian but know nothing about my homeland, any time I encounter a reference to Slovenia, I'm all over it. I recently found this picture of a Dragon statue in Ljubljana, Slovenia. I don't know where Ljubljana is, nor how to pronounce...

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Beautiful photo that looks like Rennaissance art

I did a double or triple take at this photo...actually I still can't see it as a photo; it looks like a Renaissance painting to my eyes. I cannot track down who captured it, but I found the image on multiple "photos that look like paintings" webpages like this one at...

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Teatime with a fairy

Actually, it's "Teatime with Tinkerbell," but I like the double entendre. In this photo (can't find the photographer) Helen Stifler is cosplaying Tinkerbell. Her expression is perfect; I love the composition; and while we are mixing up fabled characters, at Tink's...

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Morena Baccarin’s adorable expression

I'm smitten. Ever since seeing her in the Joss Whedon science fiction series Firefly, I've had a heavy crush on Brazilian-American actress Morena Maccarin. Besides Firefly, I loved her in Homeland (a wonderful dramatic role as Nick Brody's wife ), V (dominatrix/alien...

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Beautiful landscape image by Carlos Lazarini

Discovered this beautiful image on ALK3R's Wordpress photo blog. The photo is by Carlos Lazarini, a Sao Paulo photographer with a great eye. Sounds like he's self-taught and focuses on scenery. This shot just draws me in so strongly. Something about the composition,...

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Smiling Syrian boy offering tea – So sweet!

“If I had a super power, it would be to fly. I would tell other children from around the world to come and play with me and my sisters, and to drink tea together!” ~ Mohamad, a Syrian refugee in Lebanon One of the top-rated comments on reddit for this picture of the...

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Child’s coffin found at construction site

It was the beautiful face that caught my attention. But as I realized what I was admiring, I began to feel a little sick. This beautiful child died in the 1870's, and this is a picture of her extremely well preserved corpse. You can see the casket on the right--it was...

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