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Potential / Redux

I am ridiculously busy this morning, with several imminent deadlines and tons of work to be taken on in the next several weeks.  I am not complaining.   637 more words


Australian Orchids & the Doctors they Commemorate Part 18 of 20

Colin Ledward (1903 – 1963)

A general medical practitioner of Cloncurry and Canungra (Queensland); the orchid that bears his name was collected from a single colony discovered in 1934 and is now almost certainly extinct.


Acianthus fornicatus (= Acianthus ledwardii)

Australian Orchids

The New Shoes

A story from Nonna’s childhood, as a child myself I always use to ask Nonna to tell me a story from her childhood, this was the story that I remember to this day… 266 more words


Steve Jobs: 1955 - 2011

What do most people know about Steve Jobs?

Most people know him for being the man being behind Apple and its rise…

I love reading factual books and biographies but I did this one the opposite way around, I watched the film “Jobs” first featuring Ashton Kutcher as Steve and it was very good and it was the first time that I realised that Steve Jobs had two very different sides… 428 more words


Hoovers 2015 Myrtle Beach

This is a rambling account of our annual trip to Myrtle Beach, SC.  I have entitled each section with a song title or a line from a song. 2,342 more words

My Stories

The Accidental Empress, by Allison Pataki

Publisher’s Summary:

New York Times bestselling author Allison Pataki follows up on her critically acclaimed debut novel, The Traitor’s Wife, with the little-known and tumultuous love story of “Sisi” the Austro-Hungarian Empress and captivating wife of Emperor Franz Joseph. 528 more words

Christian Fiction

Myrtle Beach 2015 - an excerpt

Growing Older and Tenser With the Times[1]

Ocho and his gang of ever increasing in age hackers of the sacred turf have once again escaped the cruel and bitter bonds of winter.  903 more words

My Stories