End-Of-Summer-Vacation Links

Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,000-year-old toilet seat at a Roman fort near Hadrian’s Wall. Now they are looking for the loo over which it sat, hoping that the Roman soldiers may have accidentally dropped things into it.

The Grand Hotel Budapest film location site is actually a department store in Görlitz, Germany.

A lovely essay by Celia Watson Seupel about the pitfalls of assuming symptoms in the elderly. Depression and dementia can mask something else entirely, as Seupel discovered in caring for her mother.

The quirky, half-submerged domes at Cape Romano, Florida were once a luxury home far up the beach, now on its way to becoming a man-made reef. In a few years more it’ll be a great dive spot.

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