Tag Archives: Adventure

Given the Dickens I’ve Known

Show of hands, who has read Charles Dickens in their lives?  Who in the last 30 years?  Yet, he stands as perhaps the greatest novelist in the English language.  It almost scares me to know that I had read five … Continue reading

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Ode to the Bellisserian Family

In the midst of Second Life, there exists the community of Bellisseria .  It is the inspiration and virtual child of one, Patch Linden, and maintained and developed by his “moles”.  Those who live there are a unique bunch of … Continue reading

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Somewhere In A Hobbit’s Town

The whole creative process behind the making of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies and the original tales has and have always fascinated me.  How about you? Somewhere In A Hobbit’s Town by Michael Romani Somewhere in Switzerland … Continue reading

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Mount Waddington’s Fang

December 11th is International Mountain Day!! So you know.. don’t go fly a kite.. there’s gotta be a kite day right?  Instead maybe either really climb a mountain or dream about doing that? Mount Waddington’s Fang by Michael Romani Extreme … Continue reading

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Little By Little

A quiet take on understanding life… Little By Little by Michael Romani Today, I came face to face with Neruda’s mean As I contemplated the mortality of this being That if little by little we live as though indentured To … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller   … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wedding

Keeping on a Christmas theme: A Christmas Wedding by Michael Romani In the city that never sleeps There’s a story that keeps About a dash of whirlwind romance Between two lovers caught in a winter’s dance Christmas magic wrapped in … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Don Quixote – Cervantes

At least once in his life, William Faulkner said that he read Don Quixote once a year like some folks read the Bible.   It seems an interesting coincidence that the day I stumble across a Faulkner quote used as … Continue reading

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