Mise Tales Thirty-Nine


For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One.

As mentioned earlier on the front page of my website, any photos or cartoons, or short information will also be included again later in the next Misc Tales when it is removed from the front page. That way you can keep track of it, search for it, or copy it.


Enduring Lights – The Lighthouse Keeper is a historic documentary told through the accounts of four lighthouse keepers who tended America’s lighthouses in the 1900’s and never let the light go out. These men are living parts of history and their stories exemplify their significance in American history. – by Todd J. Burgess, photographer and video producer.

See his photo work in yesterday’s post Lighthouse in a Mason Jar.


Split-RockSplit Rock Lighthouse   Google MapsThe Lighthouse – A Place of Extremes written by Marilyn Turk on her Pathways of the Heart website is an excellent history of the Split Rock lighthouse on Lake Superior.



August 06, 2012 – (BOSTON, MA) Historic Boston Harbour Lighthouse For Sale The government is auctioning off the historic 107-year-old Graves Lighthouse that sits about nine miles offshore on one of Boston’s harbor islands. The five story lighthouse has two bedrooms, a kitchen and panoramic views of the Boston Harbor and skyline. The government offered it to state and local non-profits for free, but no one took it. Now it will go to the highest bidder.

LynnandDaveWaller-GravesLightcopySeptember 06, 2013 Graves Lighthouse sold to Boston Businessman Boston Globe article.


Terrifying Animation Shows How Chile’s Tsunami Took Over the Entire Pacific Ocean

This time-lapse animation simulates how waves caused by the magnitude 8.2 earthquake in Chile on April 1 spread across the Pacific Ocean over 30 hours. The animation really highlights the reach of a dangerous tsunami. Though this earthquake wasn’t large enough to send destructive waves across the entire ocean, a quake closer to magnitude 9 certainly could. . . . more

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