Dick Stannard's Blog https://dickstannard.com My World As I See It Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:00:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 55117277 Video Tour Belfast and Northern Ireland with Rick Steves https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/20/video-tour-belfast-northern-ireland/ https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/20/video-tour-belfast-northern-ireland/#respond Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:00:07 +0000 https://dickstannard.com/?p=10877 I recently posted a tour of the Republic of Ireland and referenced this post of Northern Ireland. So I thought it would be better to post about Northern Ireland while the other tour is fresh in the minds of those who have seen it. And for those who haven’t see it, here is the link […]

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Mr. Rogers – An American Hero – Part 2 https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/18/mr-rogers-american-hero-part-2/ https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/18/mr-rogers-american-hero-part-2/#respond Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:00:38 +0000 https://dickstannard.com/?p=11284   Intro In July 2013 I posted about Fred Rogers receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1997 Emmy Awards Ceremonies. The post was well received and continues to be found in my archive by visitors who like to poke around the site and those who Google “Mr Rogers” and find the post that way. […]

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Fr. Maximilian Kolbe – Saint of Auschwitz – Heroes of the Faith Series https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/16/fr-maximilian-kolbe-saint-auschwitz-heroes-faith-series/ https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/16/fr-maximilian-kolbe-saint-auschwitz-heroes-faith-series/#respond Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:00:38 +0000 https://dickstannard.com/?p=10998   Father Maximilian Kolbe’s story is extraordinary as was his life and his example. Jesus said “Greater love has no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” Jn 15:13. This is exactly what Fr. Kolbe did  to finish strong a life of devoted, courageous service to God and to […]

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Amazing Video Projection Mapping on Palace of Karlsruhe, Germany https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/13/amazing-projection-mapping-palace-of-karlsruhe/ https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/13/amazing-projection-mapping-palace-of-karlsruhe/#respond Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0000 https://dickstannard.com/?p=11175 Video Projection Mapping Video Projection Mapping is new to me. I recently stumbled upon an absolutely fabulous video featuring a large number of short clips woven together into a kind of long (16min) video showing off the process of video projection mapping. Now you don’t have go much beyond a few minutes to be spellbound, […]

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A True Story of Miracles by a 7th-grader https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/11/true-story-miracles-7th-grader/ https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/11/true-story-miracles-7th-grader/#respond Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:00:08 +0000 https://dickstannard.com/?p=11032 Inspire21.com is a great source of inspiration in the form of short stories, free ecards and sayings and quotes. All of the material is available for free sharing and its worth your time to check it out! …Dick Courtesy of Inspire21.com The staff at Inspire 21 was extremely pleased to receive this inspirational story about […]

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Incredibly Gorgeous Images From Korean Gaviota Photo Site https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/09/incredibly-gorgeous-imageskorean-gaviota-photo-site/ https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/09/incredibly-gorgeous-imageskorean-gaviota-photo-site/#respond Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:00:10 +0000 https://dickstannard.com/?p=11008 I just discovered this incredible website, in the Korean language, called Gaviota Galleries that features numerous galleries of the highest resolution and greatest detail I have seen on the internet. The link I show below is a gallery of gorgeous autumnal scenes in Korea that will blow you away! I haven’t yet figured out the […]

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An Autumn Image to Brighten Your Day October 8 https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/08/autumn-image-brighten-day-4/ https://dickstannard.com/2017/10/08/autumn-image-brighten-day-4/#respond Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:00:05 +0000 https://dickstannard.com/?p=8211 I said a few days ago that in autumn images the reds were my favorite leaf color, and they are. BUT, if anything could change my mind, this photo of oranges would be the one – at least that’s what I think after scanning a few hundred autumn images to find the ones in this […]

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