“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”   —-Ernest Hemingway   I must admit that I am not particularly a fan of the writing of Ernest Hemingway. I’ve probably slogged through three of his books, but honestly, I find his life…

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You really have to give “Crawfish” Eddie Walker credit for coming up with a genius way to skirt pesky laws. In 1933, near the end of Prohibition, he built his shack on stilts above the water on the sand banks at the edge of Biscayne Bay in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Eddie was ostensibly a purveyor…

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“The view of the Earth is absolutely spectacular, and the feeling of looking back and seeing your planet as a planet is just an amazing feeling. It’s a totally different perspective , and it makes you appreciate, actually, how fragile our existence is.”    — Sally Ride — became the first American woman in space…

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