Croatia has more than seven thousand significant architectural objects of historic beauty, romantic intrigue, pride… and among them are about one thousand castles and palaces.
So Croatia has an impressive number of fortifications: almost every city on the coast and many on the mainland boast city walls or a fort or two. Over the centuries, Croatia’s lords and noble families were also busy building castles and palaces.
The distinction between these various structures is sometimes a little blurred, but generally, castles provided both protection and housing for a specific lord or noble family, while forts were not generally private residences, and palaces were not fortified.
Of Croatia’s castles, many are now in disrepair, but several have been well preserved or recently restored (like the Eltz Palace in Vukovar devastated by the Serb aggression in 1990’s) and have opened their doors to the public as museums or venues for events such…
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How interesting! I never thought about this until reading this post. I use Stumble upon and will check it out.
One day, I noticed something different in my referrer’s section of the stats page. It said StumbleUpon. Since I didn’t really know what it was, I decided to find out.
What I found out is that it can be a useful social media tool. It can also refer me to pages that I never would have found on my own. Pages that I didn’t even know that I needed. My favorite discovery was the page with the beach images along with beach sounds. There is a two minute timer. The point is to relax and meditate for two minutes. It’s much harder than it sounds. It is two minutes to think about nothing but relaxing.I can’t even tell you how much I miss going to the beach.This site helps alleviate some of that yearning for sand and sun.
But I digress…
It seems like when I want to share…
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Awesome Posting! Enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing your advice, and information with everyone.
Alright, everyone. I know we can’t agree on everything. Or most things. Or anything. I know this world is full of strife and contention, controversy and division. I get it.
This is what it means to live on a mortal planet populated by the fallen hordes of sinful, prideful, vengeful beings. We argue, it’s what we do. And, honestly, I guess that’s good for business. I make a living writing about ‘controversial’ topics. What would I do if I lived in a land where nobody argued about anything? The good news is that if I found myself in a place of that sort, I’d presumably be in Heaven. But the bad news is that I’d be really hard up for blogging topics.
In any case, as much as I appreciate a good ol’ fashioned, knock ’em down, drag ’em out online cyber-brawl, I think it’s time we retire a few of these debates.
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Interesting! Thanks for sharing….
~~March 16, 2014~~
~ The moon will be full on March 16 ~ The Full Crow Moon! Enjoy~
~~Other full moon names for March’s full moon~~
~~Full Moon Names and Their Meanings~~
Full Moon names date back to Native Americans, of what is now the northern and eastern United States. The tribes kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full Moon. Their names were applied to the entire month in which each occurred. There was some variation in the Moon names, but in general, the same ones were current throughout the Algonquin tribes from New England to Lake Superior.
European settlers followed that custom and created some of their own names. Since the lunar month is only 29 days long on the average…
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A wonderful blog post! I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I am a huge fan of dream catcher’s. They are wonderful and beautiful to look at. Thanks for posting this wonderful information Dr. Rex
~~March 15, 2014~~
In some Native American cultures, a dreamcatcher (or dream catcher; Lakota: iháŋbla gmunka, Ojibwe: asabikeshiinh, the inanimate form of the word for “spider” or Ojibwe: bawaajige nagwaagan meaning “dream snare”) is a handmade object based on a willow hoop, on which is woven a loose net or web. The dreamcatcher is then decorated with sacred items such as feathers and beads.
Dreamcatchers originated with the Ojibwe people and were later adopted by some neighboring nations through intermarriage and trade. It wasn’t until the Pan-Indian Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, that they were adopted by Native Americans of a number of different nations. Some consider the dreamcatcher a symbol of unity among the various Indian Nations, and a general symbol of identification with Native American or First Nations cultures.
The Ojibwe people have an ancient legend about the origin of the…
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In my opinion, I do believe that I am good at what I do. I do my job and sure there are parts of the job that I would love to be better at. Learning new things about the work environment that you are in requires you to take and put effort into finding the answer’s that you need. You need to have confidence in yourself so that you can handle disappointment or rejection. You need to tell yourself that you can do anything in this world. I know that I have the skills, and abilities to find the perfect job. If you work hard and put your heart into what you do you can accomplish anything that you want in your life. Being around people who want you to succeed in all that you do in your life.