Quotes of the Week

William Lloyd Garrison "Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?" via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/33aqlR6 October 07, 2019 at 10:39AM via RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/william-lloyd-garrison-quotes William Hazlitt "Zeal will do more than knowledge." via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/349VJ3v October 08, 2019 at 10:39AM via RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/william-hazlitt-quotes Christopher Columbus "I have come to believe that this is a mighty continent which … Continue reading Quotes of the Week

Did you know…

... that today is Alaska's Birthday? On this day in 1867, the U.S. formally took possession of Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for $7.2 million, or less than two cents an acre. The Alaska purchase comprised 586,412 square miles, about twice the size of Texas, and was championed by William Henry Seward, the … Continue reading Did you know…

Riddle of the day

Poke your fingers in my eyes and I will open wide my jaws. Linen cloth, quills or paper, all will split before my might. What am I? The answer is: Shears/Scissors I have memories, but none of my own, whatever's on my inside is what is shown. If I'm ever different it's because you changed me, I feel like … Continue reading Riddle of the day

Wisdom Quotes

It takes courage to speak up when needed, but it also takes courage to listen. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. (Winston Churchill) Those who love you will come back to you even if you let them go. If you love someone, set them … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

Strategy . and . Martial Arts

Jorin is a mostly offensive martial art that focuses on clobbering your opponent through swift dodges, quick movements and even faster attacks. The primary focus lies on both quick movements and agility and it often relies on the speed and stamina of yourself and your opponent. The biggest strength of Jorin is high endurance, which makes sure … Continue reading Strategy . and . Martial Arts


WORD OF THE DAY Picaresque pi-kə-ˈresk Part of speech: adjective Origin: Spanish, early 19th century 1 Related to a mischievous character 2 A type of fiction concerning the adventures of roguish but likeable characters Examples of Picaresque in a sentence "His new novel was full of picaresque characters getting into scrapes and always escaping the arm of the law." … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

Hand Gestures / Body Language

Raising your left hand with the palm towards someone else, four fingers fully stretched and one half clenched is a gesture that is used as a good luck charm in the remote village of Foclain. Holding your left hand, with the palm towards the side, thumb and two fingers forming a circle, one finger half clenched and one finger … Continue reading Hand Gestures / Body Language

The Yellow Stranger At High St – A Narrative Poem by Jay

The Yellow Stranger At High St - A Narrative Poem by Jay One day at a pet shop, I met a man selling cakes, For money he wanted to swap, But I really wanted some pancakes. "Got any pancakes?" asked I. "For that's how I'll spend my money." "No pancakes here!" said the guy. He seemed to find it … Continue reading The Yellow Stranger At High St – A Narrative Poem by Jay