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More in Florida Than Disney

More in Florida Than Disney

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 10:00:00 am

Walt did a great job, but there’s more.

Walt Disney had a magnificent dream and the fulfillment of that dream in Florida is truly mind boggling.  However there’s more to Florida than Disney and oranges.

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A First Time for Everything, Saone, Beaune and Paris

A First Time for Everything, Saone, Beaune and Paris

Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10:00:00 am

April 14, 2017 was a gorgeous, sunny day on the Saone River in France.  Doug and I were enjoying our last day onboard the river cruise vessel Poetry II and decided to sit on the sun deck and watch the beautiful countryside go by.  We were sitting in front of the Captain enjoying the views when we began to hear shouting.

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Lyon and Perouges

Lyon and Perouges

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00:00 am

Perched high on a hill about 30 miles from Lyon is the charming hilltop city of Perouges.  Since the beginning it has been a village of craftsmen, never under the control of a Lord.   The simplicity and authenticity of the place are a huge part of the appeal.  There are no relics, no imposing cathedral, no electric lines; just uniform timbered homes and quaint cobbled streets.

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Knights Templar Falsely Accused

Knights Templar Falsely Accused

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10:00:00 am

Have you noticed most issues are not how they seem to be on the surface?  Take the end of the Knights Templar for instance.  Their demise had nothing to do with heresy and everything to do with money.

The Knights Templar were one of the most respected orders in medieval times.  In a world where both the crown and the church were corrupt beyond belief, the Knights Templar seem to have actually taken their vows to the people seriously.  They protected the people, provided for them, and in the process managed to create what would become our modern banking system.

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