temple ruins in Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. The carved stone is c the ‘Moonstone’ and the steps lead to a sitting Buddha

uncommonjones: Ancient temple ruins in Anuradhapura in Sri... (The Gifts Of Life)

The Moonstone to Buddha, Sri Lanka: Former ancient temple ruins in Anuradhapura. The intricately carved bottom stone is called the ‘Moonstone’ & the steps lead to a still intact, sitting Buddha / Photography by Joshua Paul Shefman

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The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.

Colorized photograph of Nakano Takeko (1847-1868), female samurai who fought and died in the Battle of Aizu (1868). - 9GAG

Colorized photograph of Nakano Takeko (1847-1868), female samurai who fought and died in the Battle of Aizu (1868).

An onna-bugeisha (女武芸者) was a female warrior. Members of the samurai class in feudal Japan, they were trained in the use of weapons to protect their household, family, and honor in times of war.

Liberty Bell Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA America travel landmarks places to see #Americana ~ Let freedom ring!

Close View of the Liberty Bell, and Flowers Beneath It

Liberty Bell Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA America travel landmarks places to see ~ Let freedom ring!

"The last word." Two great sadnesses here..One, Bernard's awful life. Two, the people so miserable and angry they spent time and money declaring a dead man's sins to strangers.

Buried in Texas, USA. I wonder what Bernard P. Hopkins did to deserve this add-on marker?

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