Daily Archives: December 2, 2015

Oraşul Victoria, Țara Făgăraşului


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Oraşul Victoria, Țara Făgăraşului

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The Lord Our God is Holy!


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Old people taking care of each other


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We are alive


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Romanians bizarre erotic traditions of the past: girls married “the fence” red hot sheet presented whole village and the role of godfather in the couple’s sex life


http://m.adevarul.ro/locale/hunedoara/traditiile-erotice-bizare-trecutul-romanilor-fete-maritate-cu-gardul-cearsaful-inrosit-prezentat-intregului-sat-rolul-nasului-viata-sexuala-cuplului-1_565dc9d97d919ed50ec94fcb/index.html

San Bernardino shooting: male and female suspects dead as 14 killed – rolling coverage


San Bernardino shooting: male and female suspects dead as 14 killed – rolling coverage

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San Bernardino shooting: male and female suspects dead as 14 killed – rolling coverage


San Bernardino shooting: male and female suspects dead as 14 killed – rolling coverage

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I wonder when do we have fish?


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Unul dintre marile mistere ale istoriei românilor, pe cale să fie clarificat. Unde a locuit Mihai Viteazul în timpul domniei


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Totally Acceptable!


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Totally Unacceptable!


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Enjoy life, enjoy every moment: you will regret lesswhen it runs out…


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Dinu Lipatti He died 65 years ago. What killed the great Romanian pianist at the age Christ while listening to music by Bach


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San Bernardino police searching for suspects after mass shooting reported


San Bernardino police searching for suspects after mass shooting reported

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great compositions/performances: Michael Collins, London Winds & RNO. Dvorak Serenade for wind instruments, cello and bass op.44


Michael Collins, London Winds & RNO. Dvorak Serenade for wind instruments, cello and bass op.44

great compositions/performances: Air on the G String (Suite No. 3, BWV 1068) J. S. Bach, original instruments


Air on the G String (Suite No. 3, BWV 1068) J. S. Bach, original instruments

great compositions/performances: Beethoven.Violin.Sonata.No.8.Op.30, Anne-Sophie Mutter-Lambert, Orkis


Beethoven.Violin.Sonata.No.8.Op.30.[Anne-Sophie.Mutter.-.Lambert.Orkis

great compositions/performances: R.Schumann Concert Piece for 4 French Horns and Orchestra Op.86


R.Schumann Concert Piece for 4 French Horns and Orchestra Op.86

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015: St. Bibiana


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St. Bibiana

St. Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr (Feast day – December 2nd) Other than the name, nothing is known for certain about this saint. However, we have the following account from a later tradition. In the … continue readin

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quotation: The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages. Washington Irving


The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages.

Washington Irving (1783-1859) Discuss

today’s birthday: Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859)


Georges-Pierre Seurat (1859)

Seurat was the French neoimpressionist painter who devised pointillism, the technique of juxtaposing tiny brushstrokes of contrasting colors. He used this method to create huge compositions, including his masterpiece, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. One of the most intellectual artists of his time, Seurat influenced a return to deliberate design in painting at a time when sketching from nature had become the mode. How long did it take him to complete his masterpiece? More… Discuss

this day in the yesteryear: The Monroe Doctrine (1823)


The Monroe Doctrine (1823)

In his 1823 address to Congress, US President James Monroe laid out the terms of the American foreign policy that would become known as the Monroe Doctrine, effectively declaring the Western Hemisphere off-limits to European colonization. Concerned that European powers would attempt to restore Spain’s former colonies, he declared that any attempt by a European power to control any nation in the Western Hemisphere would be viewed as a hostile act. How was the doctrine applied during the Cold War? More… Discuss

word: discomfit


discomfit

Definition: (verb) To make uneasy or perplexed; disconcert.
Synonyms: discompose, untune, upset, disconcert
Usage: Her extreme candor would often discomfit strangers who suddenly found themselves privy to her most private thoughts. Discuss.

La Tomatina


La Tomatina

Approximately 30,000 people participate in La Tomatina, an annual festival held on the last Wednesday in August in the Spanish town of Buñol. A weeklong festival features music, parades, dancing, and fireworks, but it is the tomato fight that draws the crowds. During the battle, more than 100 metric tons of overripe tomatoes are thrown in the streets. Participants must follow certain safety guidelines during the event, and wearing goggles is recommended. When does the tomato throwing begin? More… Discuss

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Balance


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Spiritual Inspiration: Advent


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Primăvară unde Eşti?


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The Rugged California Coasty


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Terasă desupra mării: Constantin Ionescu


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Inspiring Words of wisdom


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La aşa Decembrie, aşa cer!


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Inspiration : Prayer Is Powerful


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L.A. motorists are paying 75 cents more than U.S. average for a gallon of gas – LA Times


http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gasoline-prices-20151202-story.html

‘Pampered teenagers’: Ted Cruz condemns Princeton campus protesters


‘Pampered teenagers’: Ted Cruz condemns Princeton campus protesters

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Quotation : Ființa umană


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Ted Cruz: Ferguson effect is ‘absolutely’ real


Ted Cruz: Ferguson effect is ‘absolutely’ real

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Quotation: Romain Rolland


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Quotation : Alecu Russo


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Quotation Aristotle


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Serată Pariziană


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Assad: Russia role ‘slowing down IS’


Assad: Russia role ‘slowing down IS’

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-34981848