Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

BBC News: Puerto Rico: Trump lifts shipping ban for storm-hit island

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

Puerto Rico: Trump lifts shipping ban for storm-hit island – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41431138

Yesssss!: BBC News: China to shut down North Korean companies

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

China to shut down North Korean companies – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-41431057

Ciocârlia (the Lark) embossing sketch

Ciocârlia embossing sketch

Ciocârlia (the Lark) embossing sketch

Fake Olive Oil Companies Revealed – Stop Buying These Brands Now – MediaNit


Olive oil Bertolli

Janel Hopper:

2 hrs ·

Thanks, Dutch Weismann


Bertolli – Nestle’ owned no surprise
Colavita – 😞
Antica Badia
Primadonna – name says it all
Mazola – d’uh
Felippo Berio
Safeway – d’uh2
Whole Foods… 😛
Corto Olive
Bariani Olive Oil
Kirkland Organic
Olea Estates
McEvoy Ranch Organic
Cobram Estate
California Olive Ranch

My Chakra today

My Chakra today

My Chakra today

My Duck today

My Duck today

My Duck today

Today’s Holiday: Czech Statehood Day

Today’s Holiday:
Czech Statehood Day

Czech Statehood Day marks the assassination of Duke Vaclav Wenceslas of Bohemia by his brother on September 28, c. 929-935. Wenceslas was canonized as a saint due to his martyr’s death. Czech Statehood Day is a public holiday celebrated throughout the Czech Republic. Every year the Czech president awards St. Wenceslas medals to people who contributed to Czech statehood. This ceremony takes place at Prague Castle, where a memorial wreath is placed on the statue of St. Wenceslas. In addition, a pilgrimage takes place at Stara Boleslav, the site of his murder. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Max Schmeling (1905)

Today’s Birthday:
Max Schmeling (1905)

Schmeling was a German boxer who, in his greatest upset, knocked out future world heavyweight champion Joe Louis—then an unbeaten 22-year-old contender—in 1936. When they met again in a hugely hyped 1938 match, Louis knocked out Schmeling in the first round. The rivals later became fast friends. When Louis died in 1981, Schmeling helped pay for the funeral. Though lauded as an Aryan idol in Germany, Schmeling was neither political nor racist. How did he save two Jewish children from the Nazis? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Norman Conquest of England Begins (1066)

This Day in History:
Norman Conquest of England Begins (1066)

In 1066, King Edward the Confessor of England died childless. His cousin William of Normandy claimed that he had been promised the throne years earlier, yet Harold, duke of Wessex, was crowned instead. William then assembled a force of 5,000 knights and invaded. He was crowned less than three months later, following a swift and brutal conquest that had a profound and lasting effect on English life. When William landed at Pevensey on September 28, Harold’s forces were busy elsewhere—doing what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Virginia Woolf

Quote of the Day:
Virginia Woolf

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Ladder of Divine Ascent

Article of the Day:
The Ladder of Divine Ascent

One of the most widely read books among Eastern Orthodox Christians, The Ladder of Divine Ascent was composed by Christian monk John Climacus around 600 CE and is addressed to members of Christian monastic movements. The work is divided into 30 parts, or “steps,” that describe how to bring one’s soul closer to God, as if climbing a ladder. The book discusses virtues, vices, and the means by which to attain the highest degree of religious perfection. What do the 30 steps represent? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: let down (one’s) guard

Idiom of the Day:
let down (one’s) guard

To become less guarded or vigilant; to stop being cautious about potential trouble or danger. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: prerogative

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) A right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right).
Synonyms: exclusive right, perquisite, privilege
Usage: The whole substance of human authority was centered in the simple doctrine of royal prerogative, the origin of which was always traced in theory to divine institution.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch