Monthly Archives: November 2011

Antarctica Countdown 19 Days and Counting: On Remembrance

Remembrance Day and my parent’s anniversary come in quick succession.  Whenever the Newfoundland Regiment Band played during the Ceremony of Remembrance at Memorial University today, tears flowed down my cheek.  I tried to wipe them off discretely because I was … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #376 Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length…

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. ~Robert Frost  

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Visual Soliloquy #375 You must start with a positive attitude or you will surely end without one…

 

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Antarctica Countdown 20 Days and Counting: Back on the Ice

20 days! Less than three weeks! My goodness. I’m back from my trip south (which was a delightful diversion) and am now just where I thought I’d be…slightly panicked at the three week mark with growing twinges of excitement mixed … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #374 Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom…

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust  

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Visual Soliloquy #373 Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come…

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come. ~Chinese Proverb  

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Visual Soliloquy #372 We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us…

We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell  

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Visual Soliloquy #371 The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it…

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it. ~C.P. Snow  

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Visual Soliloquy #370 Dig the well before you are thirsty…

Dig the well before you are thirsty. ~Chinese Proverb  

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Visual Soliloquy #369 To know the road ahead, ask those coming back…

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back. ~Chinese Proverb  

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Visual Soliloquy #368 When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.

When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. ~Author Unknown  

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Visual Soliloquy #367 You were born an original. Don’t die a copy…

You were born an original. Don’t die a copy. ~John Mason  

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