WSJ Bookshelf, Wednesday 21 August 2013: Sea Voyages

From the Bookshelf column by Marc Levinson, self learns that 179 years ago this month, in August 1834, Richard Henry Dana, “a Harvard man from a prosperous New England family,” Read the rest of this entry »

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Carefree 4

This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge, posted by Sheri, is “Carefree.” She wrote:

Whether a good memory was made in years past, yesterday, or only moments ago, I love letting the nostalgia wrap me up —  like a borrowed sweater on a cold summer night.  Even more, I love making new memories:  a carefree summer at the lake, a stroll through the park, dancing in the rain . . . then all I need to do is remember, and the same carefree feeling washes over me.

In a new post specifically for this challenge, share a photo that means CAREFREE to you!

Mellifluous Mandarin-Speaking Girl Skyping with her Mom, sure no one could understand her

Mellifluous Mandarin-Speaking Girl Skyping with her Mom, sure no one could understand her:  Peet’s, Redwood City.  Self loves that her shoes are the exact same vibrant shade of red as the knapsack on the chair opposite!

Masskara Festival, Bacolod City: October 2012

Masskara Festival, Bacolod City: October 2012

Self at a restaurant in Burano with two lovely ladies from China:  April 2013

Self at a restaurant in Burano with two lovely ladies from China: April 2013 (We all had a WEE bit to drink, LOL)

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