Monthly Archives: October 2013

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Visual Soliloquy #861 When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them…

When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. ― Karen E. Quinones Miller

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Visual Soliloquy #860 Those who lose dreaming are lost…

Those who lose dreaming are lost. –Australian Aboriginal Proverb

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Visual Soliloquy #859 We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it…

We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it. ― Rick Warren

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Trails of Twillingate: Bashing About Back Harbour

After our fine morning, we walked directly out  from the Anchor Inn and Suites to try out finding the trail that leaves from behind the Twillingate Museum that heads to Back Harbour. All was well as we headed down the … Continue reading

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A Prime Time at Prime Berth

Driving to and fro to Twillingate, you pass by Prime Berth Twillingate Fishery & Heritage Centre. They are hard to miss as there is a whale skeleton beside their fishing stage just as you cross the causeway onto Twillingate Island. … Continue reading

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Trails of Twillingate: All Around the Lighthouse

I wanted to title this post: TA’s Triple A (being that I am so fond of acronyms). It would have stood for TA’s Twillingate Awesome Autumn Adventure! Marian and I put two Twillingate trails together today to have a fine … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #858 Travel is the discovery of truth; an affirmation of the promise that human kind is far more beautiful than it is flawed…

Travel is the discovery of truth; an affirmation of the promise that human kind is far more beautiful than it is flawed. With each trip comes a new optimism that where there is despair and hardship, there are ideas and … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #857 We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided…

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. ― J.K. Rowling

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Visual Soliloquy #856 There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you…

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ― Maya Angelou

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Visual Soliloquy #855 Getting lost is just another way of saying ‘going exploring…

Getting lost is just another way of saying “going exploring.” ― Justina Chen

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Visual Soliloquy #854 I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them…

I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them. ― Elizabeth Taylor

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Visual Soliloquy #853 Resistance is a powerful motivator precisely because it enables us to fulfill our longing to achieve our goals while letting us boldly recognize and name the obstacles to those achievements…

Resistance is a powerful motivator precisely because it enables us to fulfill our longing to achieve our goals while letting us boldly recognize and name the obstacles to those achievements. ― Derrick A. Bell

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Visual Soliloquy #852 Write down 10 things you would do in your life if you had absolutely no fear. Then pick one of them and do it…

Write down 10 things you would do in your life if you had absolutely no fear. Then pick one of them and do it. ― Steve Chandler

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Visual Soliloquy #851 You take a step, then another. That’s the journey. But to take a step with your eyes open is not a journey at all, it’s a remaking of your own mind. ..

You take a step, then another. That’s the journey. But to take a step with your eyes open is not a journey at all, it’s a remaking of your own mind. ― Orson Scott Card

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Visual Soliloquy #850 The best teachers have showed me that things have to be done bit by bit. Nothing that means anything happens quickly–we only think it does…

The best teachers have showed me that things have to be done bit by bit. Nothing that means anything happens quickly–we only think it does. The motion of drawing back a bow and sending an arrow straight into a target … Continue reading

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Living the map: Memorial Faculty and the 50 Pond Project

By Michelle Osmond Michael Rayment started canoeing when he was 14 and bought his first canoe when he was just 18. Back then, he spent a lot of time in the ponds around Deer Park. “My friend and I used … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #849 I must have flowers, always, and always…

I must have flowers, always, and always. ― Claude Monet

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Visual Soliloquy #848 You cannot sink someone else’s end of the boat and still keep your own afloat…

You cannot sink someone else’s end of the boat and still keep your own afloat.–Charles Bower

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Visual Soliloquy #847 Before the fruits of prosperity can come, the storms of life need to first bring the required rains of testing, which mixes with the seeds of wisdom to produce a mature harvest…

Before the fruits of prosperity can come, the storms of life need to first bring the required rains of testing, which mixes with the seeds of wisdom to produce a mature harvest. ― Lincoln Patz

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Visual Soliloquy #846 There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed…

There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed. ― Kate Douglas Wiggin

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Mountains of Morocco: Transitioning Away

After a lovely morning exploring and doing a bit of souvenir shopping (olives, preserved lemons, figs, dates, a tangene, scarf, and table covering-showing my love of food and eating), it was time to say good bye to the coast and … Continue reading

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Mountains Of Morocco: Day 14

The morning is free to enjoy the beach or the souk and after lunch we will head back to Marrakech to celebrate the end of our expedition. DO YOU KNOW: The Marrakech Agreement, manifested by the Marrakech Declaration, was an … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:31.51360 Longitude:-9.77020 GPS location Date/Time:10/04/2013 05:38:36 NDT Message:Mountains of Morocco: This is TA and team’s location on their expedition to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco Click the link below to see where I am located. http://fms.ws/E5wI7/31.51360N/9.77020W If the above … Continue reading

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Mountains of Morocco: In Essaouira

Our trekking has now come to an end and we’ve spent the afternoon exploring the medina in Essaouira. We finished our coastal trekking section with 3 beautiful beaches. Today we even got to walk along with our camels this morning … Continue reading

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Mountains of Morocco: Jebel Toukbal Summit

Five of our team reached the summit of North Africa’s and Morocco’s highest peak at about 9:00 am this morning. We started climbing at about 5:00 am and made a steady ascent. The wind picked up and dropped the temp … Continue reading

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Mountains of Morocco: Hump Day

Getting to ride camel on Wednesday a.k.a Hump Day was perfect. Our camel drivers treated us to the thrill of being six feet off the ground on the backs of their mighty dromedaries. The camel is easy to mount because … Continue reading

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Mountains Of Morocco: Day 13

We will hike through coastal forest over rocky promontories and along the beach to Sidi Kaouki where we will meet our vehicles and drive Essaouria. DO YOU KNOW: In 1952 director and actor Orson Welles directed a film based on … Continue reading

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Happy Hump Day!!!

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:31.26136 Longitude:-9.80316 GPS location Date/Time:10/02/2013 10:55:08 NDT Message:Mountains of Morocco: This is TA and team’s location on their expedition to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco Click the link below to see where I am located. http://fms.ws/E4QgH/31.26136N/9.80316W If the above … Continue reading

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Mountains Of Morocco: Day 12

We will walk through coastal hills and farmland to Sid M’Bark . It will be about 5 hours walking. DO YOU KNOW: In 1943 United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and French Generals Charles de … Continue reading

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On the Beach

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:31.19093 Longitude:-9.81490 GPS location Date/Time:10/01/2013 14:35:11 NDT Message:Mountains of Morocco: This is TA and team’s location on their expedition to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco Click the link below to see where I am located. http://fms.ws/E3mBn/31.19093N/9.81490W If the above … Continue reading

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Mountains Of Morocco: Day 11

We’ll trek along the coast to and trek to little port of Sidi Ahmed Srir. Camp. It will take about 5 – 6 hours. DO YOU KNOW: Moroccan Nawal El Moutawakel accomplished something in the world of sports that was … Continue reading

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