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Mise Tales Twenty-Five

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Edgartown Lighthouse Charm Bangle The first colony on Martha’s Vineyard, Edgartown is known primarily for its preserved 19th century seaport, picturesque harbor, and whaling traditions. Depicted on an Expandable Wire Bangle, the Edgartown Lighthouse is a beacon of light for generations of […]

Mise Tales Twenty-Four

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. August 07, 2013 – August 7th every year is National lighthouse Day! Please mark it on your calendars so that you can track events next year. Yes, I know, I missed it too! SorrY!  National Lighthouse Day not only commemorates the 1789 […]

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

I am going to keep this short, but I had to find time to post this. Only a week until I move so not much time for anything right now. Please see the large photo below of a lighthouse sculpture by Japanese artist Takanori Aiba. It is fantastic! The comments (indented below) are from the […]

Reprint – The World’s Most Incredible Lighthouses

  The World’s Most Incredible Lighthouses See the amazing towers from Cape Hatteras to Thailand from Weather.AOL.com by VALERIE CONNERS JAN 15, 2013 kaddisudhi via Flickr 1 of 21   It’s hard to resist the allure of lighthouses. They stand sentry on rock-strewn, wave-battered coasts, often for for centuries, guiding mariners toward safer shores. And their very presence is a […]

The Widow’s Walk and a House Rental called ‘Lighthouse Watch’

What is a Widow’s Walk? It is definitely not a new dance! I will give you a hint – It is a fixture built onto a house. It was prevalent in the days of sailing ships, both in Italy where it originated as a style of architecture, and also in eastern American houses on the […]