Daily Archives: April 30, 2019

Horoscope ♉: 04/30/2019


Horoscope ♉:
04/30/2019

A scandal concerning a celebrity you admire could be in the news today, Taurus. This might throw you for a loop. You might even suffer some disillusionment. Withhold judgment for the time being. Much of what you hear may be traced to gossip or misinformation. Shocking though it may be, you will want to hear the celebrity’s side of it. Only then can you form an objective opinion.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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Today’s Holiday: Law Day


Today’s Holiday:
Law Day

It was the American Bar Association that persuaded President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958 to set aside a day to commemorate the role of law in the United States. But it wasn’t until 1961 that a joint resolution of Congress designated May 1 as Law Day, and President John F. Kennedy asked Americans to display the flag and observe the occasion with appropriate programs—typically mock trials, courthouse tours, and essay contests. Most Law Day exercises today are sponsored by the American Bar Association in cooperation with state and local bar associations. More…
It was the American Bar Association that persuaded President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958 to set aside a day to commemorate the role of law in the United States. But it wasn’t until 1961 that a joint resolution of Congress designated May 1 as Law Day, and President John F. Kennedy asked Americans to display the flag and observe the occasion with appropriate programs—typically mock trials, courthouse tours, and essay contests. Most Law Day exercises today are sponsored by the American Bar Association in cooperation with state and local bar associations. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Calamity Jane (1852)


Today’s Birthday:
Calamity Jane (1852)

Born Martha Jane Canary, Calamity Jane was a legendary American frontierswoman. She grew up in Montana and worked in mining camps, where she acquired riding and shooting skills. In 1876, she appeared in Deadwood, South Dakota, the site of new gold strikes, boasting of her marksmanship and her exploits as a pony-express rider and as a scout with Custer’s forces. It was there that she likely met Wild Bill Hickok, who would become her companion. How did Jane claim to have acquired her nickname? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Founding of the Illuminati (1776)


This Day in History:
Founding of the Illuminati (1776)

The Illuminati were members of a rationalistic society founded in Germany by Adam Weishaupt. Having close affinities with the Freemasons and seemingly organized on a Masonic plan, the group was briefly very popular among German rationalists but had limited influence. The Roman Catholic Church, which Weishaupt left in his youth and rejoined before his death, condemned the Illuminati. In 1785, the Bavarian government dissolved the organization. What conspiracy theories involve the : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: W. Somerset Maugham


Quote of the Day:
W. Somerset Maugham

Life wouldn’t be worth living if I worried over the future as well as the present. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Clay Animation


Article of the Day:
Clay Animation

Clay animation is a form of stop-motion animation in which each frame of a film is created and photographed independently using clay figures molded into different positions for each frame. Clay animated films were made in the US as early as 1908 and became something of a fad in 1916, but they were soon overtaken by cartoons. Clay animation is a laborious process, requiring about 21,600 stops for a 30-minute film. How many frames per second are needed to create the illusion of continuous motion? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: curdle (one’s) blood


Idiom of the Day:
curdle (one’s) blood

To terrify someone. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: dramaturgy


Word of the Day:
dramaturgy

Definition: (noun) The art of writing and producing plays.

Synonyms: dramatics, theater

Usage: I know that you plan to become a novelist, but your dialogue is so sharp and witty that you may want to consider dramaturgy.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

11 Impressive Benefits of Sweet Potatoes | Organic Facts


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11 Impressive Benefits Of Sweet Potatoes

by Meenakshi Nagdeve last updated – Medically reviewed by Sherllie Kartika (MS, RD)

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The health benefits of sweet potatoesinclude their ability to help in healthy weight gain, boost immunity, regulate digestion, treat asthma and bronchitis, and control diabetes. Sweet potatoes also help in treating stomach ulcers and relieving arthritis pain.

What are Sweet Potatoes?

Sweet potatoes are tuberous crops with the scientific name Ipomoea batatas. [1] The plant is a creeper with heart-shaped or lobed leaves. The color of the tuber varies from purple to red to pale yellow and to white, depending upon the variety, the soil type, the climate it grows in, and the available minerals. As the name implies, sweet potatoes are naturally sweet and its flavor can be enhanced when cooked.

The red variety has a drier and harder flesh while the white and yellow sweet potatoes have juicier flesh. The red variety has a characteristic aroma which becomes more prominent when boiled. The variety of taste, textures, and colors can be attributed to its antioxidants and vitamins content. The reddish and orange the colored sweet potatoes are rich in beta carotene, while the purple sweet potatoes are rich in anthocyanin.

A closeup view of sweet potatoes on a white background


Nutrition Facts


Sweet potato, raw, unprepared (Includes foods for USDA’s Food Distribution Program)

Serving Size :
100 g
1 cup, cubes (133 g)
1 sweetpotato, 5″ long (130 g)
NutrientValueWater [g]77.28Energy [kcal]86Protein [g]1.57Total lipid (fat) [g]0.05Carbohydrate, by difference [g]20.12Fiber, total dietary [g]3Sugars, total [g]4.18Calcium, Ca [mg]30Iron, Fe [mg]0.61Magnesium, Mg [mg]25Phosphorus, P [mg]47Potassium, K [mg]337Sodium, Na [mg]55Zinc, Zn [mg]0.3Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid [mg]2.4Thiamin [mg]0.08Riboflavin [mg]0.06Niacin [mg]0.56Vitamin B-6 [mg]0.21Folate, DFE [µg]11Vitamin B-12 [µg]0Vitamin A, RAE [µg]709Vitamin A, IU [IU]14187Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) [mg]0.26Vitamin D (D2 + D3) [µg]0Vitamin D [IU]0Vitamin K (phylloquinone) [µg]1.8Fatty acids, total saturated [g]0.02Fatty acids, total monounsaturated [g]0Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated [g]0.01Fatty acids, total trans [g]0Cholesterol [mg]0Caffeine [mg]0 Sources include : USDA [2]

Sweet Potatoes Nutrition

According to the USDA, sweet potatoes are a rich source of energy, carbohydrates, and fiber. [2] They also contain a wide array of minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, and magnesium.

They are also packed with other nutrients that include vitamins as well as provide phytosterols, isoflavones, and amino acids such as leucine, glutamic acid, and threonine. A single serving of sweet potato alone will provide more than 400% of your daily dose of vitamin A!

Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have many health benefits. Let’s explore them in detail below.

Improve Digestion

The fiber content in sweet potatoes are higher than that of common potatoes and they taste better too! When these two factors are combined with other minerals like magnesium, which is present in these root vegetables, it makes an excellent facilitator for digestion. They are easy to digest since they mainly contain starch. They are soothing to the stomach and intestines, so you can avoid any difficulties in digesting them. Furthermore, fiber feeds the little microbes in our gut and thus help support and promote a healthy gut.

Promote Weight Gain

Sweet potatoes contain good amounts of complex starch, along with healthy vitamins, minerals, and proteins. Moreover, they are very easy to digest. Thus, they provide a lot of energy and are excellent bulk builders for people looking to gain weight.

People who have recently suffered from illnesses, or are self-conscious about being frail or abnormally thin should welcome this news about sweet potatoes since there are no associated side effects, which most of the synthetic bulk building dietary supplements have.

Treat Inflammation

Sweet potatoes have anti-inflammatoryproperties and are primarily due to the presence of beta-carotene, anthocyanins, vitamin C, and magnesium. Beta-carotenes and anthocyanins are active bio-compounds that may exert antioxidative effects when consumed and thereby reduce oxidative stress and inflammation. Research and studieshave shown these compounds to possess potential suppressive anticancer activities and to promote immunity. [3] [4]

Boost Immune System

Sweet potatoes are excellent immune system boosters that defend your body from a wide variety of conditions. [5]As mentioned above, not only are they rich in antioxidant and vitamins, they are also rich in manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus. All these nutrients help in strengthening the immunity and keeping you healthy.

Asthma Friendly Food

A study released by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that there is a positive association between antioxidant-rich diets and clinical asthma outcomes. Sweet potatoes are also one of the foods that are least probably to elicit an allergyreaction, a common inducer of asthma.

Treat Bronchitis

Sweet potatoes are believed to be capable of warming up the body, possibly due to the sweetness and other nutrients that impact body temperature. [6] This property is also beneficial for people suffering from bronchitis, along with its powerful effect on congestion. The concentration of vitamin C, iron, and other nutrients helps cure bronchitis.

Reduce Arthritis Pain

Beta-carotene, magnesium, zinc, and vitamin B complex make sweet potatoes a highly important food source for managing arthritis. [7] The water in these tuberous vegetables are boiled can also be applied externally on joints to ease the associated pain of arthritis.

Anti-cancer Properties

Research conducted on laboratory mice by Khalid Asadi et al. [8] from the Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre, New Zealand suggested purple sweet potato anthocyanin-rich diets helped reduce and inhibit tumor growth (Biomed Research International 2015). Chemoprevention trials are needed on humans to understand the anti-cancer properties of sweet potato. [8] Additionally, a study conducted by researchers from Kansas State University, US suggested that anthocyanin-enriched sweet potato may protect against colorectalcancer due to its antiproliferative abilities. [9]

Treat Stomach Ulcers

Research shows that a high fiber diet and a diet rich in vitamin C reduces the risk of developing stomach ulcers. These are good news because sweet potatoes are rich in fiber and vitamin C. They also contain B-complex vitamins, potassium, and calcium are all very effective in curing stomach ulcers. [10] Moreover, the roughage obtained from fiber prevents constipation and the resultant acid formation, thereby reducing the chance of ulcers. [11] Their anti-inflammatory and soothing properties also reduce the pain and inflammation of the ulcers.

Control Diabetes

Contrary to popular belief, sweet potatoes may be an acceptable food for diabetics. Although it is high carbohydrate and sugar, it is considered a low-glycemic food and have a lower glycemic index than regular white potatoes. [1] Cooking methods also alter the glycemic index of sweet potatoes. For example, boiled sweet potatoes have a lower glycemic index compared to roasted sweet potatoes. Of course, that does not mean that diabetics should eat them indiscriminately. The idea is that they can replace rice or white potatoes with sweet potatoes in their diet and cooking them by boiling rather than roasting.

Prevent Dehydration

The fiber or roughage present in sweet potatoes helps the body retain water. [11] This maintains water balance in the body, keeping you hydrated and your cells functioning efficiently.

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Other Benefits

Sweet potatoes are effective for helping people quit addictions like smoking, drinking, and taking certain narcotics. They are good for the health of arteries and veins, as they protect their walls against hardening. The high concentration of beta-carotene (an alternative form of vitamin A) and phosphorus are excellent for both ocular and cardiac health. [12]

So, go out and grab a sweet potato for your next meal; they are delicious and nutritious. Yum! Yum! Yam!

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Meenakshi Nagdeve is a health and wellness enthusiast and started working on Organic Facts since 2012 and is currently responsible for managing it. She follows naturopathy and believes in healing with foods. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.

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Shreeji Enterprises

very good article about potato but i read on a website that potato has some side effects too….

plz add side effects also your lovely post

Thanks

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Natalia Ratilainen

Best foods

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B Green

Yea, all should go Vegan actually. Our bodies indicate we are herbivores with our long and alkaline intestines. Carnivores and omnivores have short intestines and acidic stomachs. Also the cholesterol and fat in meat and dairy feed heart disease, cancer and diebetes(type 2 especially).

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Mike Regan

Homo Sapiens ( people) also have acidic stomachs. The optimal Ph for the enzyme pepsin required for the digestion of proteins is about 3.5. The Ph of the intestines is most likely due to the optimal Ph of the enzymes used to breakdown and absorb nutrients in that area of the gut. So overall I don’t think your argument that this proves we are meant to be herbivores holds water. Also to be able to digest cellulose we would need a ruminant stomach.

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Frank Chrenko

In fact, although they are both root vegetables, they belong to two different plant families–the sweet potato is from the morning glory family while the yam is related to the lily. Yams are sweeter than the sweet potato, grow much larger and are also nutritionally inferior.

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Jeffrey LaRocca

real good information. makes me want to be a vegetarian.

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Meenakshi Nagdeve

Thanks Jeffrey!

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Watch “The best way to save muscle during weight loss is to have enough protein, exercise strength…” on YouTube


How fast can you lose weight and how much? What is the average weight loss drops rate? What to expect from a diet? These questions are of interest to those who lose weight in the first place. But people’s notion of the speed with which fat burns is not exactly realistic – especially against the background of diets in the style of “-10 per week.” We promise that this is real if you have a little time and starve. And we do not agree with anything that is lower than this figure.

This article is for those who are upset by losing “whole” by 500 grams per week; for those who believe that he is doing something wrong, and his metabolism is too low to lose weight quickly.

Weight loss drops

Weight loss drops – learn how
Before talking about the speed of weight loss drops, it is essential to learn how to distinguish between weight loss and fat loss.

Body weight is not only fat, even the thickest person with clinical obesity. These are organs, bones, muscles, water, glycogen and even the contents of the intestine. Weight loss does not specify what exactly goes.

Maybe the muscles. There may be glycogen and water that it holds. Maybe swelling. Anyone who has met with food poisoning knows how quickly to lose weight by 3-5 kg. But the weight returns, as soon as a person returns to normal life. Thus, all of the above falls under the “loss of excess weight.” But when people think about weight loss drops, they want to get rid of fat. When it comes to the figure, the primary goal is to lose as much fat as possible and keep as many muscles as possible. The rest of the ballast – water, glycogen, and food inside the digestive tract – are things that come and go.

So, by the end of the cycle, a woman suffers from swelling, adding up to 3 kilograms. The amount of glycogen and water it retains depends on the number of carbohydrates in the food. Especially noticeable are weight changes, when a person changes from a non-carbohydrate diet to a normal diet. Or vice versa – removes carbohydrates and the first week of enjoying a large “plumb.”

How do you know if muscle or fat goes away?
Weighing is only one way to control weight loss drops, and it does not show the whole picture. The ratio of fat and muscle in the body is called the body composition. It is this that determines how we look.

A lot of fat and a little muscle is an ordinary fat man. A little fat and a little muscle is a figure of skinny-fat. A lot of fat and a lot of muscles is a massive stocky figure. A little fat and a lot of muscles are what everyone dreams of, a beautiful sports body. Therefore, it is important to monitor not only the arrow on the scales but also the ratio of fat and muscle.This will make it clear what you are losing.

You can find out the composition of the body in many ways – paid and free, accurate and approximate. Among them – biomepedansometry, measurement of skin folds by a caliper.

The best way to save muscle during weight loss is to have enough protein, exercise strength and maintain (or even increase) the working weight. If the working weights gradually decrease, it can be a signal that the muscles become smaller. That’s why it’s important to keep a training diary – it allows you to see progress, increase in weights or drop from a week to a week.

What is the rate of fat loss – normal?
The norm is a loss of 0.5-1.0% of body weight per week. This is a good indicator, which ensures that fat goes away (1). If your weight is 70 kg, then you should expect a loss of 350-700 grams per week. More slender people lose less – on the lower border and even less. People with sizeable excess weight, obesity lose more – up to 2 kg. It looks just pathetic in comparison with the “-10 per week” diet, but this is a reality.

Even if we sit on a hungry carbohydrate diet – cucumber, kefir, celery – fat will still go about the same amount. All other “plumbs” – water, glycogen, edema and intestinal contents. As soon as the body gets rid of “non-fat” ballast, weight loss slows down to the same 0.5-1 kg per week.

Watch “A Fine Frenzy – Happier (Lyrics Video)” on YouTube


  1. 2 of 4
    Quick kid quick, so harsh and cynical
    Touches stricken, cold and clinical
    What a transformation to behold
    But I don’t like this new, I want the old

    It’s not the words that make it final
    You’ve said such things such things before to rival them
    But it’s how you say ’em now that’s changed
    Cold but sympathetic all the same

    Lie to convince me that I’ll be better off
    Oh, you go on and I’ll be happier, I’ll be happier
    You go on, yeah, you go on
    You’ll be gone and I’ll be happier

    Shoot me with your rubber bullets
    Your finger’s on the trigger, pull it
    I know you want this suffering to end
    So it is forgivable my friend

    It’s all to convince me that I’ll be better off
    So you go on and I’ll be happier,
    You go on and I’ll be happier
    You go on, yeah, you go on
    You’ll be gone and I’ll be happier

    Bo bo ba do bo
    Bo bo ba do bo da da da

    Say what you mean, what you mean
    ‘Cause you’ll be happier without me, without me, without me, oh

    You won’t convince me, that I’ll be better off
    So you go on and I’ll be happier, I’ll be happier
    You go on, you go
    You’ll be gone, and I’ll be gone
    You go on and I’ll be happier, you go on and I’ll be happier
    You go on, you go on, you go on and I’ll go on and I’ll be happier
    You on and I’ll be happier, you go on and I’ll be happier

    You go on, and I’ll be happier

    Songwriters: Lukas Mcguire Burton / Alison Sudol

    Happier lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc, Reservoir Media Management Inc

Watch “Lenka – Everything At Once” on YouTube


As sly as a fox, as strong as an ox
As fast as a hare, as brave as a bear
As free as a bird, as neat as a word
As quiet as a mouse, as big as a house

All I wanna be, all I wanna be, oh
All I wanna be is everything
As mean as a wolf, as sharp as a tooth
As deep as a bite, as dark as the night
As sweet as a song, as right as a wrong
As long as a road, as ugly as a toad
As pretty as a picture hanging from a fixture
Strong like a family, strong as I wanna be
Bright as day, as light as play
As hard as nails, as grand as a whale
All I wanna be, all I wanna be, oh
All I wanna be is everything
As warm as the, the sun, as silly as fun
As cool as a tree, as scary as the sea
As hot as fire, cold as ice
Sweet as sugar and everything nice
As old as time, as straight as a line
As royal as a queen, as buzzed as a bee
Stealth as a tiger, smooth as a glider
Pure as a melody, pure as I wanna be
All I wanna be, all I wanna be, oh
All I wanna be is everything at once
Songwriters: Lenka Kripac
Everything at Once lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Watch “Something Pretty” on YouTube


  1. 2 of 4
    Here I am, where I’ve been
    I’ve walked a hundred miles in tobacco skin,
    And my clothes are worn & gritty.
    And I know ugliness,
    Now show me something pretty.
    I was a dumb punk kid with nothing to lose
    And too much weight for walking shoes.
    I could have died from being boring.
    As for loneliness,
    She greets me every morning.

    At the most I’m a glare,
    I’m the hopeless son who’s hardly there.
    I’m the open sign that’s always busted.
    I’m the friend you need, but can’t be trusted.

    At the most I’m a glare,
    I’m the hopeless son who’s hardly there.
    I’m the open sign that’s always busted.
    I’m the friend you need, but can’t be trusted.

    Here I am, where I’ve been
    I’ve walked a hundred miles in tobacco skin,
    And my clothes are worn & gritty.
    And I know ugliness,
    Now show me something pretty.

    At the most I’m a glare,
    I’m the hopeless son who’s hardly there.
    I’m the open sign that’s always busted.
    I’m the friend you need, but can’t be trusted.

    At the most I’m a glare,
    I’m the hopeless son who’s hardly there.
    I’m the open sign that’s always busted.
    I’m the friend you need, but can’t be trusted

    Songwriters: PARK PATRICK DAMON

    Something Pretty lyrics © INVISIBLE BOY

Watch “Mumford & Sons – Thistle & Weeds (Music Video)” on YouTube


  1. 2 of 4
    Spare me your judgments and spare me your dreams
    ‘Cause recently mine have been tearing my seams
    I sit alone in this winter clarity which clouds my mind
    Alone in the wind and the rain you left me
    It’s getting dark darling, too dark to see
    And I’m on my knees, and your faith in shreds, it seems

    Corrupted by the simple sniff of riches blown
    I know you have felt much more love than you’ve shown
    And I’m on my knees and the water creeps to my chest

    But plant your hope with good seeds
    Don’t cover yourself with thistle and weeds
    Rain down, rain down on me
    Look over your hills and be still
    The sky above us shoots to kill
    Rain down, rain down on me

    Oh I will hold on
    I will hold on hope
    Oh I will hold on
    I will hold on hope
    Oh I will hold on
    I will hold on hope
    I will hold on
    I will hold on hope
    I will hold on
    I will hold on

    I begged you to hear me, there’s more than flesh and bones
    Let the dead bury their dead, they will come out in droves
    But take the spade from my hands and fill in the holes you’ve made

    Plant your hope with good seeds
    Don’t cover yourself with thistle and weeds
    Rain down, rain down on me

    Songwriters: Benjamin Walter David Lovett / Edward James Milton Dwane / Marcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford / Winston Aubrey Aladar Marshall

    Thistle & Weeds lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group


Watch “Azure Ray – Shouldn’t Have Loved” on YouTube


Young girl by your side
She asks no questions
So you don’t lie

How effortless it can be
She feels lucky
And you are free
I shouldn’t have loved
I shouldn’t have loved you that way
I shouldn’t have loved
I shouldn’t have loved you still
Shouldn’t have loved
I shouldn’t have loved you that way
You that way, you that way
Now it’s been two years
Do they know you still come here?
And day gives into night
And then guilty morning light
Shouldn’t have loved
Shouldn’t have loved me that way
Shouldn’t have loved
You shouldn’t have loved me still
You shouldn’t have loved
You shouldn’t have loved me that way
Me that way, me that way
Shouldn’t have loved
I shouldn’t have loved you that way
Shouldn’t have loved
I shouldn’t have loved you still
Shouldn’t have loved
Shouldn’t have loved you that way
You that way, you that way
Songwriters: FINK ORENDA CORRINNE / TAYLOR MARIA DIANE
Shouldn’t Have Loved lyrics © S.I.A.E. Direzione Generale, 90% Angel Songs

Watch “Regina Spektor – “Fidelity” [Official Music Video]” on YouTube


I never loved nobody fully
Always one foot on the ground
And by protecting my heart truly
I got lost in the sounds
I hear in my mind
All these voices
I hear in my mind
All of these words
I hear in mind
All this music
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
Well, it breaks my heart

Suppose I never ever met you
Suppose we never fell in love
Suppose I never ever let you
Kiss me so sweet and so soft
Suppose I never ever saw you
Suppose you never ever called
Suppose I kept on singing love songs
Just to break my own fall
Just to break my fall
Just to break my fall
Just to break my fall
Break my fall
Break my fall
All my friends say
That of course it’s
Gonna get better
Gonna get better
Better
Better
Better
Better
Better
Better
Better
I never loved nobody fully
Always one foot on the ground
And by protecting my heart truly
I got lost in the sounds
I hear in my mind
All of these voices
I hear in my mind
All of these words
I hear in mind
All this music
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
I hear in my mind
All of these voices
I hear in my mind
All of these words
I hear in my mind
All of this music
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
Breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
And it breaks my heart
Songwriters: Regina Spektor
Fidelity lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Watch “A Fine Frenzy – Almost Lover” on YouTube


Your fingertips across my skin
The palm trees swaying in the wind
Images

You sang me Spanish lullabies
The sweetest sadness in your eyes
Clever trick
Well, I never want to see you unhappy
I thought you’d want the same for me
Goodbye, my almost lover
Goodbye, my hopeless dream
I’m trying not to think about you
Can’t you just let me be?
So long, my luckless romance
My back is turned on you
Should’ve known you’d bring me heartache
Almost lovers always do
We walked along a crowded street
You took my hand and danced with me
Images
And when you left, you kissed my lips
You told me you would never, never forget
These images
Well, I’d never want to see you unhappy
I thought you’d want the same for me
Goodbye, my almost lover
Goodbye, my hopeless dream
I’m trying not to think about you
Can’t you just let me be?
So long, my luckless romance
My back is turned on you
Should’ve known you’d bring me heartache
Almost lovers always do
I cannot go to the ocean
I cannot drive the streets at night
I cannot wake up in the morning
Without you on my mind
So you’re gone and I’m haunted
And I bet you are just fine
Did I make it that easy to walk right in and out
Of my life?
Goodbye, my almost lover
Goodbye, my hopeless dream
I’m trying not to think about you
Can’t you just let me be?
So long, my luckless romance
My back is turned on you
Should’ve known you’d bring me heartache
Almost lovers always do
Songwriters: Alison Sudol / Alison Loren Sudol
Almost Lover lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc

Watch “Ingrid Michaelson – Keep Breathing” on YouTube


The storm is coming but I don’t mind.
People are dying, I close my blinds.
All that I know is I’m breathing now.

I want to change the world, instead I sleep.
I want to believe in more than you and me.
But all that I know is I’m breathing.
All I can do is keep breathing.
All we can do is keep breathing
Now,
Now
Now
Now
All that I know is I’m breathing.
All I can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
All we can do is keep breathing
Now
Songwriters: Ingrid Michaelson
Keep Breathing lyrics © Cabin 24 Records

Watch “The Eames Era – Could Be Anything” on YouTube


Run along, run a long way to find a one
Find a one who could turn you on
Underneath a cloudless sun

I certainly hope that you are happy
With your new change of company
Surrounded by your enemies
Can’t you see if I could be anything I want to be I would be you, see,
Can’t you see if I could be anything
And if you say everything will want to go your way
I will turn you away as easily as I turned you into me
Run along, run a long way to find a one
Find a one who could turn you on
Underneath a cloudless sun
I certainly hope that you are happy
With your new change of company
Surrounded by your enemies
If you say everything will want to go your way
I will turn you away as easily as I turned you into me
And can’t you see if I could be anything I want to be I would be you, see,
Can’t you see if I could be anything
Oh, oh, there’s a lot of things I could say to make you understand
I don’t have time to explain
Can’t you see if I could be anything I want to be I would be you, see,
Can’t you see if I could be anything
And if you say everything will want to go your way
I will turn you away as easily as I turned you into me
And can’t you see if I could be anything I want to be I would be you, see,
If I could be
Songwriters: Brian Austin Waits / Edward Bartlett Joyner / Grant Evan Widmer / Greg Gauthreaux / Phillips Ashlin

Watch “Mackintosh Braun – Could It Be” on YouTube


  1. 2 of 4
    it’s comfort you need, to only feel okay
    it’s not wrong to be, close to what you want
    only too consumed, with things you can’t cure
    you’re better than that, but you’re still not sure

    CH

    could it be enough / to only stay right here
    could it be enough / never needing more
    could it be enough / to only stay right here
    could it be enough…

    V2
    don’t think about what’s next, when there’s so much missed
    is it hard to rest? when everything insists
    is there time to stop? where would you rather be?

    everything is right here, only if you’ll see

    CH

    could it be enough / to only stay right here
    could it be enough / never needing more
    could it be enough / to only stay right here
    could it be enough

    CH (out)

    could it be enough / to only stay right here
    could it be enough

    could it be enough / to only stay right here
    could it be enough / never needing more
    could it be enough / to only stay right here
    could it be enough

    Songwriters: Ian David Mackintosh / BEN L BRAUN

    Could It Be lyrics © Chop Shop Arch Music, Buster Braun Publishing, Last Mackintosh, Chop Shop Bert Music, Warner-tamerlane Pub Corp., WB MUSIC CORP, WB MUSIC CORP. OBO CHOP SHOP ARCH MUSIC, WARNER-TAMERLANE PUB CORP. OBO LAST MACKINTOSH, WB MUSIC CORP OBO BUSTER BRAUN PUB


Watch “Delta Spirit – “Salt In The Wound”” on YouTube


I want to disappear
Far from the folks I know
I want to get an answer
To why I was even born

No one here can tell me
What’s been haunting me all my life
Well, this rat race has left me limping
‘Cause I balanced on the edge of the knife
Why am I here?
Oh, what should I do?
Well, is this the point I’m trying to prove?
If there’s a God in my head
Then there’s a devil too
How can I tell the difference
When they both claim to be true?
Maybe God is God
Maybe the Devil is me
Well, I just throw my chains on
And tell myself that I’m free
Chains, are they really there?
Is this just in my head?
Well, I’ll just stay in bed
Life sure has its meaning
Over years I have postured the sun
Thieves and preachers robbed me
For many hat that I’ve hung
Now with my heart wide open
I listen to the wind just for a word
Sure, I know it’s futile
But that’s all I have in this world
To look down from the hill and howl at the moon
All the tears I cried never salted any wounds
Well, the earth is so tender and cruel
Well, if you’re not there it’s still so beautiful
Songwriters: Matthew Vasquez / Jonathan Jameson / Kelly Winrich / Brandon Young
Salt in the Wound lyrics © BMG Ruby Songs, The Order Of The Spanish Preacher, THE ORDER OF THE SPANISHPREACHER
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Workout at any age!


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The Goddess of Song, or High Priestess in the temple of music: Watch “Bird on a wire-Perla Batalla_ Special_Features “I’m Your Man”” on YouTube


Watch “Antony singing If It Be Your Will” on YouTube


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Horoscope ♉: 04/30/2019


Horoscope ♉:
04/30/2019

A scandal concerning a celebrity you admire could be in the news today, Taurus. This might throw you for a loop. You might even suffer some disillusionment. Withhold judgment for the time being. Much of what you hear may be traced to gossip or misinformation. Shocking though it may be, you will want to hear the celebrity’s side of it. Only then can you form an objective opinion.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Walpurgis Night


Today’s Holiday:
Walpurgis Night

People who lived in the Harz Mountains of Germany believed for many centuries that witches rode across the sky on the eve of St. Walpurga’s Day to hold a coven on Brocken Mountain. To frighten them off, they rang church bells, banged pots and pans, and lit torches topped with hemlock, rosemary, and juniper. The legend of Walpurgis Night is still celebrated in Germany, Austria, and Scandinavia with bonfires and other festivities designed to welcome spring by warding off demons, disaster, and darkness. St. Walpurga is the patron saint associated with protection against magic. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Eugen Bleuler (1857)


Today’s Birthday:

Eugen Bleuler (1857)

Bleuler was a Swiss psychiatrist who in 1908 introduced the term “schizophrenia” for the disorder formerly known as dementia praecox. While studying schizophrenic patients, Bleuler concluded that the disease was not one of dementia, a condition involving organic deterioration of the brain, but one consisting of a state of mind in which contradictory tendencies exist together. He argued, against accepted wisdom, that such patients were not incurable. What is the etymology of “schizophrenia”? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Fall of Saigon (1975)


This Day in History:
Fall of Saigon (1975)

On April 30, 1975, Saigon, the largest city in Vietnam and the capital of South Vietnam, was captured by the National Liberation Front and the People’s Army of Vietnam. The event marked the end of the Vietnam War (1955-1975) and the reunification of Vietnam under communist rule. The city lost its status as the country’s capital and was renamed after what Vietnamese Marxist revolutionary leader and late president of North Vietnam? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Henry Fielding


Quote of the Day:
Henry Fielding

A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World! More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Bow Street Runners


Article of the Day:
The Bow Street Runners

The Bow Street Runners have been called London’s first professional police force, as they were paid by the magistrate, using funds from the central government, to pursue and arrest criminals. The group was established in 1749 by the English author Henry Fielding, who had taken up law and been appointed magistrate after his plays satirizing political corruption had resulted in his effective banishment from the theater. Fielding’s force was established the same year that he published what novel? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: cry on (one’s) shoulder


Idiom of the Day:
cry on (one’s) shoulder

To bemoan one’s problems to someone else. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: brigand


Word of the Day:
brigand

Definition: (noun) An armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band.

Synonyms: bandit

Usage: You looked more like a brigand than an honest man, with your beard six inches, and your hair a foot long.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch