Daily Archives: January 17, 2020

Horoscope♉: 01/17/2020


Communication with others should be as strong on a psychic level as on a verbal one, so expect some telepathic flashes. Practicality and common sense combine with intuition today to make you feel especially creative. A number of ideas for new projects could cross your mind, Taurus, and you’ll want to write them down for later. However, there might be so many that you won’t be able to decide which one to go for now. Ask your friends for their input!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Rukmini Ashtami

Today’s Holiday:
Rukmini Ashtami

Vaishnavite Hindus believe that Rukmini, Lord Krishna’s primary wife and queen, was born on this day. The fast known as Rukmini Ashtami is observed by women, both married and unmarried. Rukmini, Krishna, and Pradyumna, their son, are worshipped. A Brahman priest is also fed and given dan-dakshina, or charitable gifts, on this day. Many middle-class Hindus believe that observance of this fast ensures conjugal happiness and prosperity, and that it will help them find good husbands for unmarried girls. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Archibald Alexander Leach, AKA Cary Grant (1904)

Today’s Birthday:
Archibald Alexander Leach, AKA Cary Grant (1904)

Grant performed with an acrobatic comedy troupe in England before he found parts in stage musicals. After he made his film debut in 1932, his debonair charm, good looks, and distinctive voice made him a popular star in sophisticated comedies such as Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday, and The Philadelphia Story. He also starred in many Alfred Hitchcock thrillers, including North by Northwest. He received an honorary Academy Award in 1970. What was his last film? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: WWII: First Armed Insurgency in Warsaw Ghetto (1943)

This Day in History:
WWII: First Armed Insurgency in Warsaw Ghetto (1943)

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the Jewish armed resistance that took place in the Warsaw Ghetto of Nazi-occupied Poland during WWII. By July 1942, the Nazis had forced 500,000 Jews into the Warsaw Ghetto. Starvation killed thousands each month and thousands more were transferred to “labor” camps every day. When word reached the ghetto that the destination was actually the gas chambers at Treblinka, the newly formed Jewish insurgency attacked the Nazis. How long did the insurgency last? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Ambrose Bierce

Quote of the Day:
Ambrose Bierce

Death is a dignitary who when he comes announced is to be received with formal manifestations of respect, even by those most familiar with him. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Men’s Skirts

Article of the Day:
Men’s Skirts

Outside of Western culture, men’s clothing commonly includes skirts and skirt-like garments, such as the dhoti or lungi in India and the sarong in South and Southeast Asia. Some long robes also resemble a skirt or dress, including the Middle Eastern and North African caftan and djellaba. One of the most well-known skirt-like garments for men is the kilt, which is usually made of a tartan wool and is part of traditional male garb in the Scottish Highlands. What is the Utilikilt? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: have (hand)writing like chicken scratch

Idiom of the Day:
have (hand)writing like chicken scratch

To have very poor, messy, and/or illegible handwriting, likened to the marks made in the dirt by a chicken. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: bilious

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) Irritable as if suffering from indigestion.

Synonyms: dyspeptic, liverish

Usage: The man walked into my shop looking bilious and ill-tempered, and it was clear that my day was about to get a lot less pleasant.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Pădure virgină pe munte

Pădure virgină pe munte

Pădure virgină pe munte

Painting: My vase with flower today (01/17/20)

Painting: My vase with flower today (01/17/20)

Painting: My vase with flower today (01/17/20)

Watch “Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas – Claudio Arrau” on YouTube

Just a thought: legea o face si o schimba omul…

Just a thought: legea o face si o schimba omul...

Just a thought: legea o face si o schimba omul…

Quote: Segregation was legal…

Quote: Segregation was legal...

Quote: Segregation was legal…