HAPPINESS - DAY 4
11 August 2022
of the things that makes me happy is just scrolling through the internet to see
what sort of weird things I can find.
I hate the sites that promise to show
you something spectacular, but it's on page 40 of 50 pages and you keep hitting
"next" hoping to get to what you were interested in, bypassing all
sorts of things you aren't in the least interested in.
I have stopped looking at those sites.
The first "Next" I see is when I shut it down, but I ran across this site
yesterday and it was fascinating. I found it on
Pinterest, and, I'm not sure who these
people are, but I think the top one is Lizzie Borden.
But going through all of the photos, it
was amazing some of them...I didn't realize there were such good cameras back
then. For example, this is a picture of our 6th president, John Quincy Adams, who was born in
1767 and elected president in 1825.
And speaking of Johns, how about Johnny Appleseed...
Did you ever wonder what Vincent Van Gogh looked like as a young man (with both
How about Dickens? Want to know what he looked like? He was born in
There are women too, of course. Here is Calamity Jane (she doesn't look
much like Doris Day!)
and Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose book, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is sometimes credited
with starting the Civil War
I could go on and on and on. It was such a
fun site to browse through.
Definitely made me happy!