…30,000 years ago, Earth began a relentless descent into winter. Glaciers pushed into what were temperate zones. Ice spread beyond polar seas. New layers of ice accumulated on the vast frozen plateau of Greenland…
“It is an odd thing, but every one who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.”
— Oscar Wilde
Be careful ~ You’ll visit Zazzle by clicking on the images.
“I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.”
— Virginia Woolf, Moments of Being
“Our ancestors move along with us, in underground rivers and springs too deep for chaos to reach.”
— Wally Lamb, The Hour I First Believed
“We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.”
— R. D. Laing
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“We passed hieroglyphic scrolls, gold jewelry, sarcophagi, statues of pharaohs, and huge chunks of limestone. Why would someone display a rock? Aren’t there enough of those in the world?”
— Rick Riordan, “The Red Pyramid”
“Lo que el cielo tiene ordenado que suceda, no hay diligencia ni sabiduría humana que lo pueda prevenir.”
— Miguel de Cervantes
1). Should not be required to be complete.
2). Should be easy to change.
3). Gets to retire.
“Lo importante no es tener muchas ideas, sino la idea oportuna en cada caso.”
— Juan Zorrilla de San Martín
People say that the word “gondola” derived from the Latin word “cymbula”, meaning small boat, or maybe it is from the word “conchula”. But.., the origin of the word “gondola” has never been satisfactorily established, despite many theories.