Fabulous Performances: Sayaka Shoji – Tchaikovsky : Violin Concerto in D major op.35 (YouTube Viral – 2,429,203 [posted: Oct 14, 2011]


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Sayaka Shoji is the first Japanese and youngest winner at the Paganini Competition in Genoa in 1999.
She was born into an artistic family and spent her childhood in Siena, Italy. She studied at Hochschule für Musik Köln under Zakhar Bron and graduated in 2004. Her other teachers have included Sashko Gawrillow, Uto Ughi and Shlomo Mintz.

Zubin Mehta has been her strong supporter. When Shoji auditioned for him in 2000, he immediately changed his schedule in order to make her first recording with the Israel Philharmonic possible in the following month, then invited her to perform with Bavarian State Opera and Los Angeles Philharmonic. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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New at euzicasa: Valentina Lisitsa – Franz Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No 12



[Quelle: Servus TV]

“The summer has finally arrived to Paris: balmy 30 degrees, sweaty tourists…. It is even more amazing that the moment music begins sounding all those people who a minute ago were hurrying along busily , those people suddenly stop in their tracks and dive into the magic of sound, like it was a cool pool. Enjoy this short report for http://www.streetpianos.com and next time you suddenly hear piano sounds on a hot summer day on a street – it’s not an aural mirage , it’s for real – come and join in !” Continue reading

WordPress.com: Should “Settings” Be Your Choice? (Please take part in this important survey)


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I have recently experienced some unwanted activity on my website. To be more specific, some of the followers have associated with you too, my very welcome and followers.

In today’s world ,  I should think that the most fundamental right as a blog administrator would be to decides, upon revising the content who will, or not be approved to become your blogging family.
As I requested several times and through different avenues, WordPress.com so far dismissed my requests to implement Setting choices, allowing us to decide who will, or will not follow us, based upon subject matter, interests, language, and so many other valid criteria in existence here at WordPress.com.  

At this time WordPress.com has no way to allow us the choice of moderating access, compared to Twitter, or even Facebook.

I think that Twitter services have a direct, easy to use, friendly way of empowering a member to freedom of association, and everyone of us is entitled to, without having o ask WordPress.com administration to do that for us upon request (which as I said earlier does not work, or even worse to have to directly contact such followers, which is beneath me (at least).

Here is how Twitter deal with this issue, at a immediate action of the twitter user (highlighted in yellow): 

Twitter v. WordPress Settings

Twitter v. WordPress Settings

Following is a Poll (my first) asking for your input in this issue, and the question is:

“Should the administrator of a WordPress.com be allowed to decide upon the membership at their site?”

Should you need further clarification on this matter, please feel free to comment, before voting! 

Thank you Friends! (as you can see this is NOT about you, it is about us all, I am sure you can too see why

Following is one example for the reasons I requested that word.press.com, allow for administrators’ settings. It would save time, and allow one the peace and tranquility of not having to interact with unwitty profane and vulgar characters!

Phylospher's Stone

Phylospher’s Stone CURSING AND PROFANITY

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Hello World!


Air bridge overheadWelcome to: euzicasa.wordpress.com 

        This website is about art, artists and the way some of them  have influenced my whole life.
If at times the content may seem nostalgic, is only when it resonate in quality, in message and in power to influence human knowledge of one’s feelings.
        I am reminded of the little time we have to meditate upon the beauty around us, in an infinity of forms.
It is a duty, I think to share values, like leaflets over a monotonous life, and troubled civilization, away from the roll of coins that cannot buy neither a soul, nor that which makes us human.
        So happy trails, and I hope you too will find something in theses pages that you’ll like to share with others.

Thank You Friends,

George. Continue reading

Danee Robinson – Debussy’s 1883 “Mandoline”, L 29 (The poem of Paul Verlaine)



Danee Robinson is gifted with a pure, soprano angelic voice. She is an evolving presence in the world of classical music, and is getting more and more attention in the world of music, from an ever larger audience. 

How to describe in words her presence in the universe that’s larger than any imagination, the universe of music:

‘I am therefore I sing’

I feel  her  message  throughout her musical career, in her album “Canto di Gioia” (Song of Joy) on stage, and in this beautiful interpretation of “Mandoline”, composed by Claude Debussy, in 1883, for piano and soloist on the poem of Paul Verlaine. A composition exuding youth, and its capacity of playfulness, freedom and happyness…Of love everlasting. Continue reading

Watch “San Gabriel River Bikeway: Destination Seal Beach River End Cafe (SPEEDIFIED X6)” on YouTube


Watch “The Who – Behind Blue Eyes (With Lyrics)” on YouTube


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Behind Blue Eyes (New York Record Plant Session 2003 Remix)

The Who

Lyrics

No one knows what it’s like
To be the bad man
To be the sad man
Behind blue eyes

No one knows what it’s like
To be hated
To be fated
To telling only lies

But my dreams
They aren’t as empty
As my conscience seems to be

I have hours, only lonely
My love is vengeance
That’s never free

No one knows what it’s like
To feel these feelings
Like I do
And I blame you

No one bites back as hard
On their anger
None of my pain and woe
Can show through

But my dreams
They aren’t as empty
As my conscience seems to be

I have hours, only lonely
My love is vengeance
That’s never free

When my fist clenches, crack it open
Before I use it and lose my cool
When I smile, tell me some bad news
Before I laugh and act like a fool

And if I swallow anything evil
Put your finger down my throat
And if I shiver, please give me a blanket
Keep me warm, let me wear your coat

No one knows what it’s like
To be the bad man
To be the sad man
Behind blue eyes

Written by Pete Townshend • Copyright © Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group

Watch “The Who – Behind Blue Eyes (With Lyrics)” on YouTube


Antica Porta Romana sulla via Clodia – Saturnia, by Disma Ballabio


Antica Porta Romana sulla via Clodia - Saturnia by Disma Ballabio

Antica Porta Romana sulla via Clodia – Saturnia ❤

by Disma Ballabio

Sri Lanka. Elephants (photo by Steve McCurry) via: http://bit.ly/2zuKTZh


Sri Lanka. Elephants (photo by Steve McCurry)via: http://bit.ly/2zuKTZh

Sri Lanka. Elephants (photo by Steve McCurry)
via: http://bit.ly/2zuKTZh

John Atkinson Grimshaw, A wooded valley, probably Bolton Woods; Lovers in a woodland clearing


John Atkinson Grimshaw, A wooded valley, probably Bolton Woods; Lovers in a woodland clearing

John Atkinson Grimshaw, A wooded valley, probably Bolton Woods; Lovers in a woodland clearing

Cima da Conegliano Giovanni Battista – Annunciation


Cima da Conegliano Giovanni Battista - Annunciation

Cima da Conegliano Giovanni Battista – Annunciation

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir


“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” - John Muir

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir

Chagall Marc – Illustration for the Book Marc Chagall. Cirque Paris 1967


Chagall Marc - Illustration for the Book Marc Chagall. Cirque Paris 1967

Chagall Marc – Illustration for the Book Marc Chagall. Cirque Paris 1967

Municipiul, județul…Țara


Municipiul, județul...Țara

Municipiul, județul…Țara

Vivere senza leggere è pericoloso: ti obbliga a credere in quello che dicono gli altri. ~Cit.~


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Vivere senza leggere è pericoloso: ti obbliga a credere in quello che dicono gli altri.

~Cit.~

Quando soffia il vento del cambiamento alcuni costruiscono muri, altri mulini a vento. Proverbio


Quando soffia il vento del cambiamento alcuni costruiscono muri, altri mulini a vento.Proverbio

Quando soffia il vento del cambiamento alcuni costruiscono muri, altri mulini a vento.

~Proverbio~

When the wind of change blows, some build walls, other windmills.

~Proverb~

Some famous types of viruses..


Some famous types of viruses..

Watch “Ion Caramitru – Glossă de Mihai Eminescu” on YouTube


GLOSSA

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GLOSSA

Vreme trece, vreme vine,
Toate-s vechi si noua toate;
Ce e rau si ce e bine
Tu te-ntreaba si socoate;
Nu spera si nu ai teama,
Ce e val ca valul trece;
De te-ndeamna, de te cheama,
Tu ramâi la toate rece.

Multe trec pe dinainte,
In auz ne suna multe,
Cine tine toate minte
Si ar sta sa le asculte?…
Tu asaza-te deoparte,
Regasindu-te pe tine,
Când cu zgomote desarte
Vreme trece, vreme vine.


Nici încline a ei limba
Recea cumpana-a gândirii
Inspre clipa ce se schimba
Purtând masca fericirii,
Ce din moartea ei se naste
Si o clipa tine poate;
Pentru cine o cunoaste
Toate-s vechi si noua toate.


Privitor ca la teatru
Tu în lume sa te-nchipui:
Joace unul si pe patru,
Totusi tu ghici-vei chipu-i,
Si de plânge, de se cearta,
Tu în colt petreci în tine
Si-ntelegi din a lor arta
Ce e rau si ce e bine.

Viitorul si trecutul
Sunt a filei doua fete,
Vede-n capat începutul
Cine stie sa le-nvete;
Tot ce-a fost ori o sa fie
In prezent le-avem pe toate,
Dar de-a lor zadarnicie
Te întreaba si socoate.

Caci acelorasi mijloace
Se supun câte exista,
Si de mii de ani încoace
Lumea-i vesela si trista;
Alte masti, aceeasi piesa,
Alte guri, aceeasi gama,
Amagit atât de-adese
Nu spera si nu ai teama.


Nu spera când vezi miseii
La izbânda facând punte,
Te-or întrece nataraii,
De ai fi cu stea în frunte;
Teama n-ai, cata-vor iarasi
Intre dânsii sa se plece,
Nu te prinde lor tovaras:
Ce e val, ca valul trece.


Cu un cântec de sirena,
Lumea-ntinde lucii mreje;
Ca sa schimbe-actorii-n scena,
Te momeste în vârteje;
Tu pe-alaturi te strecoara,
Nu baga nici chiar de seama,
Din cararea ta afara
De te-ndeamna, de te cheama.

De te-ating, sa feri în laturi,
De hulesc, sa taci din gura;
Ce mai vrei cu-a tale sfaturi,
Daca stii a lor masura;
Zica toti ce vor sa zica,
Treaca-n lume cine-o trece;
Ca sa nu-ndragesti nimica,
Tu ramâi la toate rece.


Tu ramâi la toate rece,
De te-ndeamna, de te cheama:
Ce e val, ca valul trece,
Nu spera si nu ai teama;
Te întreaba si socoate
Ce e rau si ce e bine;
Toate-s vechi si noua toate:
Vreme trece, vreme vine.

(1883, decembrie)

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Watch “TOATE SCRISORILE LUI MIHAI EMINESCU (I, II, III, IV, V)” on YouTube


Watch “Mihai Eminescu- Scrisoarea a III- a” on YouTube


Complici la omorârea speranţei, de Sorin Paveliu


http://m.adevarul.ro/news/societate/complici-omorarea-sperantei-1_5a115f7c5ab6550cb84fc93a/index.html

Complications to the killing of hope

19 Nov 2017 12:45:22

Sorin Paveliu

The Romanian health system is damn. We all die for the sake of health and actually does not care about anyone. No one has criticized the Tudose government’s shy decision to reduce the health contribution from 10.7% to 10% of the gross salary.

It is possible for decision makers to consider that it is unacceptable that an (artificial) rise in wages will also lead to an increase in the health insurance budget. The budget envisaged is that of pensions, but the service loser has become the one of health.

It is likely that the Ministry of Finance wanted to preserve the budget for social health insurance.Such reasoning is valid only for the budget that has already been made, but for the future the decrease of the contribution to 10% has certain negative effects for the health insurance fund.

It is also likely that the government has been irritated by the large number of authorized individuals who are actually masked employees. Their employment will not offset the loss, the salary to be offered will be lower than the previous service contract.

And that is how I came to the crucial evil made by this decision which I label as arbitrary, devoid of vision and especially of interest for the chance of the Romanians to be treated better in the future.

The insurance system was based on, as it does not have, some fundamental principles, the foundation being solidarity between young people and the elderly, between the healthy and the sick, between the people with high incomes and those at the poverty line, and yes, between the employees and employers! Today this last form of solidarity has been removed.

The transition to a health-based health insurance system, fueled by a contribution proportional to the income achieved, took into account the removal of the possibility that the health care system would remain the result of economic growth or inflation. This premise was gradually removed, with periodic reductions in percentage contributions as in the present case.

Germania consumă 12% dintr-un PIB gigantic, comparativ cu cel al României, iar noi alocăm 4%, în schimb aşteptările noastre de îngrijiri sunt la acelaşi nivel cu al nemţilor!

Calculele iniţiale s-au făcut plecând în anul 1999 de la contribuţii paritare angajat, angajator, de câte 7% fiecare, raportat la salariu brut. În 2004, în lipsa oricărui argument logic, sănătatea ar fi fost un sistem vădit excedentar, s-a prognozat şi inclus în programul de guvernare al alianţei DA perspectiva scăderii contribuţiei la asigurările de sănătate. De aici până la punerea în practică a ideii de către viitorii premieri a fost doar un pas, contribuţia scăzând treptat până la 5,2% pe seama angajatorilor şi 5,5% pe seama angajaţilor.

Acum asistăm la o nouă scădere şi o brutală schimbare de paradigmă. În Europa, singura ţară în care efortul asigurării de sănătate este lăsat exclusiv pe seama angajaţilor este Elveţia. Însă orice comparaţie cu această ţară este inutilă!

Ţări cu un produs intern brut foarte mare au o taxare a angajatorilor, de 7.3% în Germania (15,5% fiind plătit de angajaţi), iar în Olanda contribuţia este plătită în părţi egale. Visul specialiştilor în management sanitar de a creşte contribuţia la Asigurări sociale de Sănătate astfel încât consumul de servicii de sănătate să ajungă treptat la măcar 6% din PIB din bani publici, dacă nu mai mult, este practic o himeră! Germania, ca să mă întorc la exemplul amintit, consumă 12% dintr-un PIB gigantic, comparativ cu cel al României, iar noi alocăm 4%, în schimb aşteptările noastre de îngrijiri sunt la acelaşi nivel cu al nemţilor!!! Iar politicienii nu ezită să promită că aceste aşteptări se vor împlini!

Decizia actuală a Guvernului Tudose a îngropat pe termen lung speranţa de îmbunătăţire a finanţării sănătăţii.

Încercările unora (printre care, recunosc cu ruşine, mă număr şi eu) de a găsi mijloace de a cheltui mai eficient resursele sănătăţii, folosind tehnici de modelare şi calcule complicate, este în fapt o prostie, un idealism infantil. Ce rost are să economiseşti la o procedură sau un medicament câteva milioane de euro pentru a Ie face disponibile pentru achiziţia altor tratamente sau intervenţii moderne, când propriul tău guvern îţi rade dintr-un condei, pe neanunţate, sute de milioane, printr-o ştergere a unei zecimale?! De ce să mai faci economii pentru a salva mai multe vieţi dacă orice surplus este luat de guvern?

Corectitudinea deciziei de scădere a contribuţiei la fondul de asigurări de sănătate este însă, în mod cert validată de acceptarea tacită, unanimă, chiar complice!

Răul este făcut şi pe termen mediu scapă cine poate. În contextul dat, oricine poate găsi mijloace neortodoxe de a direcţiona cheltuieli de amploare către un program în care este implicat direct, în construirea unui spital care îi aduce parandărături greu de evidenţiat, care îi creşte cifra de afaceri din banii sănătăţii, are toate argumentele să o facă. Deciziile sistemice, de amploare nu sunt explicate sau justificate. De ce ar fi necesar să mai fie explicate sau justificate cele de mici dimensiuni (de milioane de euro)? În haos orice decizie este corectă iar Guvernul se pare că va lua şi în viitor numai decizii corecte!

Corectitudinea deciziei de scădere a contribuţiei la fondul de asigurări de sănătate este însă, în mod cert validată de acceptarea tacită, unanimă, chiar complice!

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Today’s Holiday: National Bible Week


Today’s Holiday:
National Bible Week

This is a week devoted to encouraging people to read the Bible, in the belief that it will arouse a positive spiritual force in a world plagued with problems. National Bible Week is promoted by the National Bible Association (originally the Laymen’s National Committee), a non-denominational group of businessmen founded in 1940 and devoted to the application of the Golden Rule in daily life. A huge audience listened to the NBC radio program that was broadcast to kick off the first National Bible Week scheduled for December 8-14, 1941; Pearl Harbor had been bombed just hours before. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (1711)


Today’s Birthday:
Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (1711)

With an extraordinarily broad education, Lomonosov became a prominent figure of 18th-century Russia in many capacities. He was a poet, a language reformer, a chemistry professor, and founder of Moscow State University. He created the first colored-glass mosaics in Russia. He designed a telescope and hypothesized the presence of an atmosphere on Venus. He cataloged more than 3,000 minerals and explained the origin of icebergs. His experiments in physics contradicted what commonly accepted theory? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Operation Uranus Begins (1942)


This Day in History:
Operation Uranus Begins (1942)

In the summer of 1941, a wave of German forces swept into the Soviet Union and proceeded to conquer a vast amount of territory. Stopped at Stalingrad, the Germans became mired in one of the most significant battles of WWII and were ill-prepared for the deteriorating Soviet weather. The enormous Soviet counteroffensive, code-named Operation Uranus, overwhelmed them. Within days, their entire force at Stalingrad was encircled. What nearly delayed the artillery bombardment that began the offensive? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: L. Frank Baum


Quote of the Day:
L. Frank Baum

To be different from your fellow creatures is always a misfortune. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Carnival of Basel


Article of the Day:
The Carnival of Basel

At precisely 4 AM on the Monday after Ash Wednesday, all of the lights in the town of Basel, Switzerland, are turned off, and the city is lit only by decorative lanterns that are carried or worn on the heads of those gathered for the start of Basler Fasnacht—the Carnival of Basel. For the next 72 hours, thousands of costumed revelers, or Fasnächtlers, enjoy the parades and music of Switzerland’s biggest carnival. Why is the use of multicolored confetti frowned upon at the carnival? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: be in for a treat


Idiom of the Day:
be in for a treat

To be guaranteed to receive or experience something unexpectedly pleasant or beneficial. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: sundry


Word of the Day:
sundry

Definition: (adjective) Consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds.
Synonyms: assorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley
Usage: Walking-sticks, canes, baseball bats, and sundry other items stood in the umbrella stand next to the front door, but I could not find a single umbrella!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

SB 258—California’s Cleaning Product Right to Know Act #ComeClean


Today in Los Angeles’s Pershing Square, nearly 100 people came together to celebrate the passing of SB 258—California’s Cleaning Product Right to Know Act which requires companies to disclose the ingredients they use in everyday products. This history-making legislation isn’t just a win for the state of California. It’s a win for people’s right to know everywhere.

For years, companies like Seventh Generation, organizations like Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, Women’s Voices for the Earth, and people like you have teamed up to drive the change we wish to see in the world. Thank you to all who helped make this victory possible. We couldn’t have done it without you. #ComeClean

Watch “Horea lui Pintea Viteazul – Dumitru Fărcaş” on YouTube


Watch “Freak Out!” on YouTube


Freak Out!: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fQKVcKxCUY&list=PLY30NL8v9ELwodZn6OupiEC3QTlrjfE0t

Wikipedia Main Page:  Today’s featured article


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page?wprov=sfla1

Today’s featured article

Freak Out! (1966) is the debut studio album by the American rock band the Mothers of Invention. One of rock music’s firstconcept albums, it is a satirical expression of frontman Frank Zappa‘s perception of American pop culture. It was also one of the earliest double albumsin rock music. It features Zappa on vocals and guitar, along with lead vocalist and tambourine player Ray Collins, bass player and vocalist Roy Estrada, drummer-vocalist Jimmy Carl Black and guitar playerElliot Ingber, who later joined Captain Beefheart‘sMagic Band under the name Winged Eel Fingerling. The musical content of Freak Out! ranges from rhythm and blues,doo-wop and standardblues-influenced rock to orchestral arrangements and avant-garde sound collages. The album was a success in Europe; in the United States, it was poorly received at first, but gradually gained a cult following. In 1999, the album was honored with the Grammy Hall of Fame Award, and in 2003, Rolling Stone ranked it among the500 Greatest Albums of All Time. (Full article…)

Yes or No? (See anything else other than chicken?


Watch “Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love (1977)” on YouTube


Watch “Barry White – Love’s Theme” on YouTube


Watch “Chuck Mangione – Feels So Good” on YouTube


Watch “Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade: Symphonic Suite, Op. 35” on YouTube


Watch “5 Knee Strengthening Exercises to Reduce Pain and Injury Risk” on YouTube


Chardin Jean-Simeon – Still Life with Attributes of the Arts


Chardin Jean-Simeon - Still Life with Attributes of the Arts

Chardin Jean-Simeon – Still Life with Attributes of the Arts

Collantes Francisco – St John the Baptist in the Desert


Collantes Francisco - St John the Baptist in the Desert

Collantes Francisco – St John the Baptist in the Desert

Isn’t nature incredible?



Isn't nature incredible?

Isn’t nature incredible?

Clerisseau Charles-Louis – Grotto of Nymph Egeria


Clerisseau Charles-Louis - Grotto of Nymph Egeria

Clerisseau Charles-Louis – Grotto of Nymph Egeria

Watch “Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances – Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado (Audio video)” on YouTube


My Chakra today


My Chakra today

My Chakra today

My birds on the wire today


My birds on the wire today

My birds on the wire today

My Duck today


My Duck today

My Duck today

My favorite classical music stationis KUSC: GET YOUR APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY!


My favorite classical music stationis KUSC: GET YOUR APP FROM GOOGLE PLAY!

BBC News: Week in pictures: 11 – 17 November 2017


I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it:

How worried should we be about melting ice caps? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42031999

California has 840 miles of coastline. If you ask us, that’s just another reason to visit Laguna Beach. (via christmas.ham)


California has 840 miles of coastline. If you ask us, that's just another reason to visit Laguna Beach. (via christmas.ham)

California has 840 miles of coastline. If you ask us, that’s just another reason to visit Laguna Beach. (via christmas.ham)

Buongiorno a voi! C’è un tempo per capire, un tempo per scegliere, un altro per decidere. C’è un tempo che abbiamo vissuto, l’altro che abbiamo perso e un tempo che ci attende. Seneca


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C'è un tempo per capire, un tempo per scegliere, un altro per decidere.
C'è un tempo che abbiamo vissuto, l'altro che abbiamo perso e un tempo che ci attende.

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Buongiorno a voi!

C’è un tempo per capire, un tempo per scegliere, un altro per decidere.
C’è un tempo che abbiamo vissuto, l’altro che abbiamo perso e un tempo che ci attende.

Seneca

Siena Cathedral, Tuscany !


Siena Cathedral, Tuscany !

Siena Cathedral, Tuscany !

Today’s Holiday: Morocco Independence Day


Today’s Holiday:
Morocco Independence Day

Independence Day, also known as Fête de l’indépendance, is a national holiday commemorating Morocco’s independence from France on November 18, 1927. Other public holidays in Morocco include: August 20, the anniversary of the king’s and people’s revolution, and November 6, the anniversary of the Green March in 1975. In order to claim the Western Sahara for Morocco, more than 300,000 Moroccans marched into the territory, which the Spanish still controlled; Spanish troops left the area by early 1976. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Asa Gray (1810)


Today’s Birthday:
Asa Gray (1810)

Considered one of the most important botanists in American history, Gray laid the foundation for the study of plants in North America. He made botanical expeditions to the western US, established Harvard University’s botany department, and wrote prodigiously on the subject of plants, producing several classic, still-valued textbooks. Charles Darwin was such an admirer of Gray’s work that he shared his theory of natural selection with Gray before publishing it. What toxin was named for Gray? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: The Day of Two Noons: US and Canada Adopt Standard Time Zones (1883)


This Day in History:
The Day of Two Noons: US and Canada Adopt Standard Time Zones (1883)

Before the adoption of time zones, clocks in the US and Canada were set according to the position of the sun overhead, meaning that time varied according to location. For the rail industry, this presented a logistical nightmare, and so many railroads kept their own time, further complicating matters. Standardization solved everything. On “The Day of Two Noons,” train stations reset their clocks according to newly adopted time standards. Which US city continued to keep local time until the 1900s? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch