Category Archives: BEAUTIFUL WORLD

Memory from PAST

 

hmm,  very interesting……

                                   Camping out in 1918.  (even brought along a slop pail)

This couple pose in an early version of American Gothic, with a groundhog killed on their Manchester farm. It’s dinner!

Note: Photo taken circa 1914, from a family photo album.

Standing over one of her many trophy mule deer, subsistence-and-sport huntress “Gusty” Wallihan appears every inch the frontier matron with her dressy bonnet, prairie-pattern cartridge belt, floral-em broidered gauntlets, hunting knife, and Remington-Hepburn rifle.  1895

At least this one won’t be quite as dangerous as the old single wheeled models. Look in the trailer over the back wheel.  They have their baby in there!

This was the approved way to change the street lamps in 1910.  Cool!

A single Paddy Wagon.  Never knew they had such a vehicle!  This is way cool.

                                                  Here is an early motorhome, built in 1926. 

This is a travel tent accessory  built in 1910.

These are vintage treadmills in the 1920’s.

This is a 1920’s refrigerator. Only the elite could afford such a thing, and most still had the old ice boxes.This is a 1920’s refrigerator. Only the elite could afford such a thing, and most still had the old ice boxes.

 

A hair dryer in the 1920 Salon.  What a contraption!

Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911

A postcard from the 1800’s advertising a knife throwing act with the traveling circus.

A Strongwoman balances a piano and the pianist on her chest.  1920

London, in the 1920’s, this was a telephone engineer.  What a job!

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Six tiny stories-funny

{1} Once all villagers decided to pray for rain, on the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella.
That’s FAITH

 

{2} When you throw a baby in the air, she laughs because she knows you will catch her.
That’s TRUST

 

{3} Every night we go to bed, without any assurance of being alive the next morning but still we set the alarms to wake up.
That’s HOPE

 

{4} We plan big things for tomorrow in spite of zero knowledge of the future.
That’s CONFIDENCE

 

{5} We see the world suffering, but still we get married and have children.
That’s LOVE

 

{6} On an old man’s shirt was written a sentence ‘I am not 91 years old … I am sweet 16 with 75 years’ experience.
That’s ATTITUDE

 

Have a good time and live your life like the six tiny stories !

 

May you always have love to share, health to spare & friends who care!

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Iceland – Another Planet

1. This is what the sunset looks like in Iceland

1. This is what the sunset looks like in Iceland

2. Seriously, this is an actual thing you can see on this planet.

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3. so the question is…

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4. Why do we all not live here already?

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5. Iceland has some of the most incredible views in the world.

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6.  Like this.

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7.  And obviously this.

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8.  It has insanely colorful geothermal hot springs

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9.  And so many waterfalls

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10. They are ALL beautiful.

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11. Like, whoa

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12. There are also the geysers.

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13.  Which look even cooler before they erupt,

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14. This is a real thing you can actually see.

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15. When Iceland isn’t busy being a winter wonderland…

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16. It could probably pass for a tropical island.

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17. There are some wicked volcanoes.

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18. Don’t be fooled, this is not Mordor

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19. It is an actual place on this earth.

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20. Even the non-volcanic peaks are completely out of this world.

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21. And that SYMMETRY

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22. Honestly

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23. This country is pretty much perfect.

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24. Not to mention it has ice caves.

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25.  ICE CAVES

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26. Perfect frozen hideaways just waiting to be explored.

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27. So unreal, so beautiful.

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28. Reykjavik, the capital, is basically the cutest.

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29. And has the best view.

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30. But the countryside is even more picturesque.

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31. I mean, so perfect.

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32. Iceland also has the Blue Lagoon.

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33. Which is basically like swimming in a warm cloud.

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34. The Jokulsarlon lagoon isn’t too shabby either.

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35. There are completely amazing natural landforms all over the country.

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36. Like these smoking fields in Kerlingafjoll.

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37. Or this basalt column beach.

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38. Or steaming fumaroles, which are incredible, no matter how bad they smell.

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39. You can visit a lake inside a volcanic crater.

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40. Or bathe in a thermal cave

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41. Icelandic glacier formations are some of the strangest and most beautiful things you’ll ever see

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42. Frozen perfection.

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43.  How can some dirty ice be so completely stunning?

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44. And let’s not forget that puffins are the squirrels of Iceland

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45. And that black sand beaches  white sand.

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46.  And that everything about the whole country is just completely unreal and gorgeous.

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47. Stop showing off, Iceland

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48. let’s all move there.

JK, let's all move there.)

life’s beautiful

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