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#TrumpAround

As I've said before, he is a very bad POTUS choice. Unfortunately, he's in office now...

Nobska Lighthouse, U.S.A.

There are many weeks that I find myself on the brink of giving up on this whole weekly lighthouse post thing, but the moment I look at a new lighthouse photo, I fall in love all over again.

This week's beauty is located near the City of Falmouth, Massachusetts:



Breath & Potential

A Morning Song

Maiden's Tower, Turkey

A Seriously Old Lighthouse
Technically, the Maiden's Tower (aka Kiz Kulesi) is actually just a tower that, for a time, was used as a lighthouse, but still...

The exact construction date isn't known, but according to its website, some sources have dated the origins of the tower structure to go back as far as 341 BC! That, by my standards, is ridiculously old.
Apparently, the tower served many purposes throughout the past 25 centuries. So far, it's been a tax collection office (like a port terminal, controlling ships entering and exiting the harbour), defense fortress, military base, demonstration platform, lighthouse, quarantine hospital, and a radar station (to control sea and air traffic).
Any building this old, won't survive on luck alone, and there have been many restorative operations executed, but on 16 December 1993, another massive restoration project was launched and in 2000 the Tower was finally reopened as a tourist venue where you can now visit the museum, o…

God Sides With Victims

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Deuteronomy is a very difficult part of the Bible to read. However, after going through it with First5 last year, I cannot help but think on it from time to time. It bothers me that I have trouble reconciling all the laws of bloodshed with Jesus' loving manner in the New Testament.

Reading this helps a bit, but I'm not even going to attempt to explain all the sensitive issues that arise from this book as a whole. For that, I'm too ill equipped.

What I'd like to do today, is to pause at 22:25-27 for a few minutes, if I may. ["25But if out in the country a man happens to meet a young woman pledged to be married and rapes her, only the man who has done this shall die. 26Do nothing to the woman; she has committed no sin deserving death. This case is like that of someone who attacks and murders a neighbor, 27for the man found the young woman out in the country, and though the betrothed woman screamed, there was no one…

I'd Rather Be Reading

The Sexy Getting Ready Song

Start Point Lighthouse, England

"Have you ever wondered....  Why not all Lighthouses are the same colour?  What they look like inside? Why Lighthouses are no longer manned? Find out… by taking a guided tour around the only lighthouse in Devon open to the public!" [See Start Point, Devon, website]

Dream-Killer!

Happy New Year!

Have a Good One!