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A Writing Style Fit For Pollyanna

A Writing Style Fit For Pollyanna

(via visual-poetry:)

they state that your handwriting can change your life.

do you think that this could work?

Link:

http://www.iihs.com/

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Wishing Trees

Wishing Trees

Wondering the woods, as I am wont to do of a Sunday afternoon, I today discovered the felled remained of a wishing tree, that is, a tree with hundreds of coins embedded in its bark.

Found on woodland trails up and down the UK, the curious custom is the result of superstitious passer-bys who hammer the coins into the trunks with rocks, in the belief that it will bring them good fortune.

In many examples coins are present from centuries ago when it was believed that divine spirits lived within the trees who could be appeased by such offerings. In one wishing tree a florin dating from around the 14th century was found, whilst Queen Victoria wrote of a visit to a wishing tree in Scotland in 1877.

(via theoddmentemporium)

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Is The Glass Half Empty? Or Half Full?

Is The Glass Half Empty? Or Half Full?

Lost Generation.

I’m a part of Lost Generation

and I refuse to believe that

I can change the world

I realize this may be a shock but

“Happiness comes from within”

is a lie, and

“Money will make me happy”

So in thirty years I’ll tell my children

They are not the most important thing in my life

My employer will know that

I have my priority straight because

Work

Is more important than

Family

I tell you this

Once upon a time

Families stay together

But this will not be true in my era

This is a quick fix society

Experts tell me

Thirty years from now I will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of my divorce

I do not concede that

I will live in a country of my own making

In the future

Environmental destruction will be the norm

No longer can it be said that

My peers and I care about this earth

It will be evident that

My generation is apathetic and lethargic

It is foolish to presume that

There is hope

And all of this will come true unless we reverse it.

Author Unknown

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