A Bridge to the Past
You'll find "Click to see larger view" on several of the pictures on this page.
They were such beautiful scenes, I thought some of you might like to download
them as screen savers, but I didn't want to burden those of you who are on a
dial-up connection by placing such large images on the page.  Just click on the
photos indicated and when the image appears, right-click on it to save it.  Nancy
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The living moment is everything.  -- D. H. Lawrence
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Dreams are renewable.  No matter what our age or condition, there are
still untapped possibilities within us waiting to be born.  
-- Dale Turner
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races, one after another.
-- Walter Elliott
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Tough times never last, but tough people do.  
-- Robert Schuller
It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in
a country so distrustful of the independent mind.  
-- Unknown
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Most of us are about as eager for change as we were to be born,
but, thank goodness, we had little input in that decision.
-- Unknown
Courage is the most important of all virtues, because without courage,
you can't practice any other virtue consistently.  
-- Maya Angelou
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You gain courage and confidence by every experience in
which you stop to look fear in the face.  
-- Eleanor Roosevelt
Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.  -- Thomas Higginson
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It's a big thing to do a little thing well.  
-- Unknown
Eduction is what you get from reading the fine print.
Experience is what you get from not reading it.  
-- Unknown
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Because a path is well beaten doesn't mean it's the right path.  
-- Unknown
It is not achievement that makes men happy or miserable, it is comparison.
-- Unknown
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Who we are never changes, who we think we are does.  
-- Mary's Almanac
The present is an egg laid by the past that has the future inside its shell.
-- Zora Neale Hurston
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The only real security is the ability to build your own fires
and find your own peace.  
-- Audrey Sutherland
Dreams come true, without that possibility, nature
would not invite us to have them.  
-- John Updike
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A diamond is a piece of coal that finished what it started. -- Unknown
The important thing is to never stop questioning!  Curiosity has its own reason
for existing.  One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mytery
of eternity...it is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this
mystery every day.  Never lose a holy curiosity.  
-- Albert Einstein
Life is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who
knows whether any of them will ever return?  
-- Margot Fonteyn
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Happiness is a tide:  it carries you only a little way at a time, but you have
covered a vast space before you know that you are moving at all.
-- Mary Adams
If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.
-- Thomas Edison
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Let him sing to whom a song is given.  
-- Johann Ludwig Uhland
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have
never failed to imitate them.  
-- Unknown
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Experience is the worst teacher, it gives the test before presenting the lesson.
-- Vernon Law
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more
useful than a life spent doing nothing.  
-- George Bernard Shaw
The struts  on this covered bridge near Jackson, MO hold the carvings of many who
have traveled through.  The earliest date I can decipher on this picture is 1904.
Music:  Sometimes When We Touch

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Jimmy Wayne
Je Kemp
Trint Williams
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