FAOI
natgeofound:

An amateur orchid grower works in the window of his greenhouse in Silver Spring, Maryland, April 1971.Photograph by Gordon Gahan, National Geographic

"Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger."

— Norman Vincent Peale (via motiya)

fashionsfromhistory:

Fragment from the Chasuble of San Valerius
13th Century 
Spain
MET
raveneuse:

Zanele Muholi, Katlego Mashiloane and Nosipho Lavuta, 2007.
ancientpeoples:

Elaborate golden bracelet 
This golden bracelet was meant as a fertility talisman, or amulet, and many powerful goddesses have been woven into the bracelet. The snakes are woven as a herculian knot. The snake on the left is Agathodaimon and on the right is Terenouthis. The goddess Isis-Fortuna and Aphrodite are standing on the knot. 
4cm by 5.5cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/16 inch.) 
Roman, Early Imperial Period, 1st century AD. 
Source: Metropolitan Museum
natgeofound:

A solitary fisherman’s home keeps watch on quiet Placentia Bay in Newfoundland, Canada, 1974.Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic Creative

breakfastburritoe:

*drinks water to avoid talking*

validx2:

When the cashier hold’s up your $20 to see if it’s real

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sickpage:

Adam Wiseman