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Mise Tales Forty

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 bits of information, when it is removed from the front page, will also be included again later in the next Misc Tales. That way you can keep track of […]

What Light Is That?

What light is that? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Maybe when reading a magazine, seeing an advertisement, or watching a movie – what lighthouse is that? Where is that lighthouse? Well this happened to me while I was watching the first of the Jason Bourne movies  – The Bourne Identity (IMDb) Eight (8) […]

Mise Tales Twenty-Nine

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. A beautiful view of the Nazare lighthouse at Praia do Norte outside the Portuguese fishing village of Nazare, Portugal. It is back dropped by what may be the world’s highest surfing wave.Article and photos on the National Post Sports page.  *************************** (Possible)Related posts: […]

Film Media and the Lighthouse

After my comment in Misc Tales Twenty-Eight about a movie with a lighthouse reference in it, I wondered aloud “How many more media sources have lighthouses in them?” Well, off to Google and I started looking. There are many. I am going to list them by date, and if you know of more, please let […]

Mise Tales Twenty-Eight

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Has anyone seen the movie released in 2009 entitled The Lovely Bones? It features a fictitious lighthouse marking the entrance way to heaven in a thoroughly entertaining film. “Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family […]

Mise Tales Twenty-Two

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Lighthouse B&Bs let guests play keeper for a night Chris Wadsworth, special for USA TODAYJanuary 27, 2013 STORY HIGHLIGHTS  Most lighthouses are automated, and most ships are guided by satellites, radar and computers today Many old lighthouses are finding new life as […]

Mise Tales Seventeen

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Power supply resumes at Unoosaki lighthouse in Soma2 November 2012The Unoosaki lighthouse in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, has resumed full operations after power was restored 19 months after the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. As a result, the lighthouse is now fully able […]

Mise Tales Fifteen

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Some of these stories and articles are a bit late for Halloween, but better late than never, especially when lighthouses are a year-round topic! The Fog – Best Scary Movie Starring Point Reyes Lighthouse You may have heard of this John Carpenter […]