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The Coming Great Collapse And How To Survive It

If you’ve been watching current events unfold and are completely on board with the idea of a speedy recovery and then we’re back to business as usual, you need to stop reading right now.  This article isn’t for you…though I’d … Continue reading

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Oil, Covid 19, and the “Lockdown”-What Really Happened?

So, I’m having a hard time buying the idea that any lockdown needed to happen because of a virus that is unlikely to kill more than one person in every 100,000 on this planet.  I’m having such a hard time, … Continue reading

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One Nation, Under Mammon

So this is what America has come to circa 2020: a nation huddled in their homes hoping to avoid illness and death from an obscure virus created in a lab in China.  Businesses shuttered.  Roads emptied.  People eyeing each other … Continue reading

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Rating the Baltic capitals-Best to visit

If you could only visit one Baltic capital city, which would it be?  I just returned from stays in all three: Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius…and I’m here to answer that question.  So here they are, from north to south:

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Costa Cruising-5 things you should know

Most people choose Costa as their cruise line of choice because the itinerary and timing is appealing or because the price is right.  And Costa does provide lively entertainment, good food, and a convivial atmosphere on newer ships with an … Continue reading

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Why go on a cruise? 7 good reasons

  I just finished a Costa cruise, which is where I took these photos.  I love to travel, and so naturally I get a chance to talk to others like me who enjoy seeing the world.  Among those, there is … Continue reading

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Belvedere Palace

Prince Eugene of Savoy was a scrawny, innocuous little runt who nonetheless became a mighty warrior and helped defeat the Ottomans decisively, once at the Siege of Vienna in 1683, and more famously at the Battle of Zenta in 1697. … Continue reading

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