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Wordless Wednesday – Fireworks on sale

Wordless Wednesday

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The known universe

This brilliant film is making the rounds. I found mine over at A Pacific View. Here’s the comment I left there after seeing this video: Absolutely stunning video! Finally one that clearly gave me an idea of scale. Especially going back home. If any aliens are visiting us, it must be purely by accident, because […]

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The Starving Economist: People–A Liability?!

A friend of mine has an excellent summary of what’s really wrong with society, the economy, etc.: People. No, there’s nothing wrong with people. The problem is that we aren’t taking care of people. The Starving Economist: People–A Liability?!

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Wordless Wednesday – Poinsettia

Wordless Wednesday – Known as julestjerne (“Christmas star”) in Norwegian

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For the birds

It snowed during the night. And not the usual pathetic paper-thin layer that melts within hours we usually get. No, this snow landed in rich amounts on frozen ground. It’ll stay as long as we have below-freezing temperatures. Wednesday I hung up a bird feeder with seeds, and a tallow ball with seeds on my […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Lit II

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Obama’s amazing adventure

Norway’s newspapers are, of course, full of articles about president Barack Obama’s visit to Oslo in order to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Paging through one of our online newspapers, I found a juxtaposition that amused me. The top photo shows Obama and the First Lady disembarking upon arrival in Oslo this morning and the […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Camera art

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Solar return

Astro.com tells me this about my solar return: Happy birthday! Today the Sun returns to the position it was in when you were born. As would seem appropriate with this transit, today is a day of new beginnings, and the influences you feel today will affect the entire year to come. However, this does not […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Christmas tree?

Wordless Wednesday