The first today came from Ninme's site. It is a fascinating look at another culture in another time translated over the centuries. It's possible that the Amish and Mennonite cultures are viewed by others as I view this story and worth keeping in mind if one reads the link. It is easy to ask throughout why the geologists didn't do more and harder to understand that the answer lay with the family. The photo is their home on the Taiga in Siberia shot from a Russian Reconnaissance plane in 1980.
next is from Maggie's Farm and you will kick yourself if you don't take
the time to look. There were parts of Paris from photos a hundred years
old that look like Paris the last time I was there. They didn't have as much artillery scattered around but it looked the same.