To Tour Or Not To Tour? Independent Travel Versus Travelling With a Tour Group

Originally posted on Adventures in Wonderland:
The last day of our one-week tour through Jordan – from my journal 11 October 2015: I haven’t slept well. I felt people in the group didn’t like me but they liked Don. I said to him it’s because I’m abrasive and I say what I think. He simply…

10 Reasons Why This Photo Triggers My Spidey Sense

Originally posted on Bonnywood Manor:
1. It has members of my family in it and I don’t know what they’re doing. This instantly puts me on high alert. Knowing how some of my family members have a natural instinct to do things they probably shouldn’t, this document could easily become evidence in some sort of…

Why are the Pyramids not mentioned in the Bible?

Originally posted on Ashraf Ezzat:
“What if the whole story of the Exodus from Egypt was a fake story, and what if we could prove that it is?” By Dr. Ashraf Ezzat There wasn’t a time when I did not feel uneasy about the story of the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt. Actually, uneasy is an…

Strange New Worlds

Originally posted on Rationalising The Universe:
Exoplanet – a planet which orbits a star outside the solar system Prior to 1992 not a single exoplanet was known to exist. Now, here we sit 24 years later having discovered 3,537 exoplanets in 2,653 planetary systems. The field of exoplanetary science has without a doubt been the…

Discovery Challenge: In the style of MOISES LEVY

Originally posted on joliesattic:
In Oceanside where I live, we have a pier.  It was told to me that it was the longest pier,  but it’s not. I think someone got it confused with the Ocean Beach pier, which is only the longest in the county at about 2,000 ft. whereas Oceanside’s Pier is 1,942 ft. Pretty…

Discovery of Silence

Originally posted on Üä:
Discovery of Stillness ie Entdeckung der Stille “Die Stille tanzt in sich, sie ist der Tanz der Leere” Stillness is the dance of emptiness Siri Buchfee Here it is silent as silent can be (Scoresby Sound/E Greenland) We Bookfayries are constantly seeking stillnes in our noisy times. You know, we are looking…

Discovery challenge:  In the Style of

Originally posted on The Bag Lady:
Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado. This was my favorite site to take our out-of-state visitors. They have a road nearing the edge and trails leading you down to small edges of the cliffs. There is also a road accessing the river below. Quite a sight from either view!…

Discovery in the Dark

Originally posted on Michael Wynn:
In this season of Halloween, I thought a little horror story suitable ? ? ? ? PHOTO PROMPT © Peter Abbey Billy turned onto the footbridge. Tapping his cane against the walls, he kept up a stream of encouragement to the dog. “Good girl, Maddie” Suddenly, she stopped and growled. “What…

Discoveries Of A Smitten Heart

Originally posted on Soul Symphonies:
Somewhere between silken sheets and galaxies I found you. I found you in the soft caresses of the wind, My body shivering in sweet anticipation of your touch. In the monotony of the skies, I saw you wash away the blues with the light of a thousand stars. Amidst the…

The Game of Numbers

Article Source: twobrownfeet.com twobrownfeet For a mathematician, a number can be whole, an integer, rational, irrational, real, or imaginary. I may have missed a few others. For the rest of us, living in the physical world, numbers can only be good or bad. We’re always in search of the right number. It’s pretty simple. Say…

A Necklace from Kylie

Originally posted on A Generous Helping:
I’ve never worn a necklace. I don’t mind them on men as long as they aren’t the Mr. T starter kit size. I have just never found one that suited my tastes. In my first job, there was an accountant who had a chain so large it could be…