Category Archive: History Challenge

JOI and the King! (Cosmic Poetry)

And so I wrote,* “.. the hand of the unseen conductor waved them onward into the vibrating strings of a solar wind and I cried out, “Yes!  The whole cosmos is a grand opus!  Let… Continue reading

A dream of the highlands and monochrome madness (Curves)

I’m always rushing to catch up these days with everything happening at once, so I will combine two posts in one! “Where danced the moon on Monan’s Rill” It is a breathtaking road… Continue reading

Ed Mooney’s History Challenge week 19- Culloden

Ed Mooney’s great history challenges are on Wednesdays of each week. All are welcome to join! For the challenge I am  resurrecting a piece I had written as an added page to a previous… Continue reading

Pére Lachaise- Ed Mooney’s History Challenge

  Ed Mooney’s History Challenge– week 15 -The Famous Graves of Pere Lachaise  ( and history of a more recent century)- Pére Lachaise Cemetery was established in 1804 and was named for the… Continue reading

Skara Brae and the Maeshowe Tomb

For Ed Mooney’s great History Challenge on Wednesday- In the winter of 1850 a wild North Sea storm uncovered Neolithic ruins at Skaill Bay on the Orkney Islands of Scotland.  Further excavations and study determined that… Continue reading

A Remembrance Day Story (“The Great War”)

and a prayer for peace! As the media pay tribute to the Great War’s 100th anniversary 1914-1919 and Canada’s great sacrifice at Ypres, the Somme and Vimy Ridge here is a story from… Continue reading

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    the creations and builds of virtual worlds are worthy of exploration too. One of my top adventures and stories has been Rand Miller’s and Cyan’s Myst series and the online caverns of Uru which is a spin off of Myst.