Daily Archives: March 2, 2019

Watch “Ottorino Respighi – Fontane di Roma / The Fountains of Rome” on YouTube


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Watch “The Cinematic Orchestra – ‘To Build A Home'” on YouTube


There is a house built out of stone
Wooden floors, walls and window sills
Tables and chairs worn by all of the dust
This is a place where I don’t feel alone
This is a place where I feel at home

‘Cause, I built a home
For you
For me
Until it disappeared
From me
From you
And now, it’s time to leave and turn to dust
Out in the garden where we planted the seeds
There is a tree as old as me
Branches were sewn by the color of green
Ground had arose and passed it’s knees
By the cracks of the skin I climbed to the top
I climbed the tree to see the world
When the gusts came around to blow me down
I held on as tightly as you held onto me
I held on as tightly as you held onto me
And, I built a home
For you
For me
Until it disappeared
From me
From you
And now, it’s time to leave and turn to dust
Songwriters: Jason Angus Stoddart Swinscoe / Patrick Watson / Philip Jonathan France / Stella Page
To Build a Home lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Intrigue Music, LLC, Third Side Music Inc.

Watch “Mariposa Trail (Butterfly trail) Nature Sounds” on YouTube


“Claude Monet” in his garden at Giverny, Summer, 1905 Photo: Jacques Ernest


“Claude Monet” in his garden at Giverny, Summer, 1905
Photo: Jacques Ernest

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Abdominal breathing at work here


Abdominal breathing at work here

Wider: not always better!


Wider: not always better!

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Horoscope ♉: 03/02/2019


Horoscope ♉:
03/02/2019

The good news is this – it gets better. There could be some trying times in store, Taurus. If you’re a parent, the children will ask for something every five minutes, and you may feel pressure from all sides. Not even your love life is immune from the doubt that seems to hover over your head. No compromise is possible for you, Taurus. Just sit tight and know that calmer days are coming.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Myanmar Peasants’ Day


Today’s Holiday:
Myanmar Peasants’ Day

The Union of Myanmar, known as Burma until 1989, is in southeast Asia; its predominant industry is agriculture. At one point, Myanmar was the biggest exporter of rice in Asia, but now their line of agricultural products is more diverse. The country could not support these agricultural activities without the peasant workers, and to show their appreciation for the peasants’ contribution, the country has declared March 2 Peasants’ Day. It is a national holiday. It was also on this day in 1962 that Burmese General Ne Win led the military coup. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Sholem Aleichem (1859)


Today’s Birthday:
Sholem Aleichem (1859)

One of the great Yiddish writers, Aleichem is best known for his humorous tales of life among the poverty-ridden and oppressed Russian Jews of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His works include five novels, many plays, and some 300 short stories. In the last years of his life, Aleichem lived in the US and died in New York City, where, through his work, he helped to found the Yiddish Art Theater. Many of his works have been adapted for the stage, most notably what musical? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Charles the Good Is Assassinated (1127)


This Day in History:
Charles the Good Is Assassinated (1127)

As count of Flanders from 1119 until his death, Charles the Good strove to help the poor, distributing bread in times of famine and working to ensure that grain was sold to them at a fair price. Angered by this policy, one influential family had Charles hacked to death while in church. The popular count’s brutal murder provoked public outrage, and though he was not formally beatified until the 19th century, he was almost immediately regarded popularly as a martyr. What became of his murderers? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Gustave Flaubert


Quote of the Day:
Gustave Flaubert

I have come to have the firm conviction that vanity is the basis of everything, and finally that what one calls conscience is only inner vanity. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Nicolas Flamel


Article of the Day:
Nicolas Flamel

Reportedly born around 1330, Flamel was a French scrivener and manuscript-seller whose supposed success with alchemy immortalized his name. His story has captured the imaginations of many, and he is mentioned in a number of literary works. In fact, his life is now so intertwined with legend that some historians doubt he ever existed. He is said to have created the philosopher’s stone—a mythical substance that can convert base metal to gold and confer immortality—by translating what ancient text? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: a peg too low


Idiom of the Day:
a peg too low

Dejected; in low spirits. It originally referred to pegs that were inserted into draughts to measure how much alcohol had been consumed. If the peg was low, there wasn’t much alcohol left to drink. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: gravid


Word of the Day:
gravid

Definition: (adjective) Carrying developing young or eggs.

Synonyms: pregnant

Usage: The program targets gravid mosquitos to prevent their proliferation.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch