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The World’s Most Valuable Shoes

Collecting shoes can be an expensive hobby. When a shoe lover sees a pair they can’t live without, they might ignore the price tag. The desire deems the cost irrelevant. An obsessive shoe collector left behind over 2,700 pairs when she fled the country. If she’d worn one pair each day, it would take over seven years to rotate through her […]

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9 Reasons Why London Should Thank the Romans

9 Reasons Why London Should Thank the Romans

I love Roman history. One day I was rabbit-trailing through the Internet and discovered the many amazing Roman sites in and around London. I stared at my computer screen, filling my brains with the eye-candy of mosaics, roads, and walls and blurted out, “If only I could go to London!” When I was a homeschooling mom of six  I didn’t get […]

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Failure is in the Eyes of the Beholder

  The bigger you dream, the harder you fail.  If you dare share your vision publically, you fail publically. Some of the world’s greatest ambition has been tomatoed by public mockery and shame. Take this quiz.  How well acquainted are you with these men who dared to try? These men were tormented to their faces, […]

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