Yeah I remember seeing this life oil painting of a lady her face and lips were perfect. Closer inspection revealed that her upper lip was a blob of paint. Amazing and painting in real are two different realities.
If one can not travel books and pictures are the next best thing
Yes, a view can transform your life ! Like, a frog in the well
discovering the huge world about.
On Jun 1, 2:11 am, Allan H <allanh1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Nothing wrong with books, but they are not quite the same,, pictures are
> very good but there is something about reality if the original.
> On May 31, 2012 1:55 PM, "rigsy03" <rigs...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I could have put a smile on the end of that post, I guess, as I am
> > quite critical of the certain things in the USA. I envy your backpack
> > style- I grew up in the last era of steamer trunks and porters- ah,
> > well, all things change. Anyway, finding the exotic is a "frame of
> > mind", for instance Georgia O'Keefe did not travel abroad until she
> > was in her mid-60's. I have travelled a bit but guess I have brought
> > the world to me via books, art, music, etc. and arm-chair travel via
> > Globetrekker or other travel shows which I enjoy but rarely envy...I
> > think I envy other eras and I am glued to my own. My ultimate excuse
> > is motherhood having had children at 20, 28, 37 and 40 without
> > responsible husbands/fathers and that has been quite the adventure and
> > still is.
> > On May 30, 11:09 am, malcymo <malc...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Sorry Rigsy. I was thinking that the originator of this string would
> > > not find the north american continent to be an exotic location for
> > > him. I certainly did not mean to demean.
> > > Malc
> > > On May 30, 10:31 pm, rigsy03 <rigs...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > > America and Canada count to Americans and Canadians, thank you very
> > > > much!
> > > > On May 29, 3:16 pm, malcymo <malc...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > I forgot America and Canada but I guess they dont really count.
> > > > > I always backpack and go to non tourist areas. This way I enjoy
> > > > > meeting regular people with no hidden agendas. Likewise I am forced
> > to
> > > > > get a smattering of the language which helps to get a feel for their
> > > > > culture.
> > > > > On May 19, 7:16 am, "pol.science kid" <r.freeb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > This is just random.. since i dont yet earn.. i dont have much
> > > > > > mobility .. and have only travelled places in my country... But i
> > was
> > > > > > wondering how many of you guys have been to different countries and
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