Amor por bibliotecas

Pensamentos.me/VEM comigo!

Real Gabinete Português/ Rio de Janeiro.

As bibliotecas são maravilhosas, atrativas não só bela beleza, mas em relação a riqueza cultural que guardam por séculos a toda humanidade. Ontem, 1 de Julho foi o dia da biblioteca. Há quanto tempo você não entra numa? Eis, um lugar que você que vem ao Brasil precisa conhecer:O Real Gabinete Português no Rio, um lugar incrível.

Hoje, eu fiquei com o coração maravilhado por estar diante um um lugar como disse “culturalmente rico a todos nós brasileiros (quem gosta de leitura irá compreender o que estou falando). O Real Gabinete Português é uma biblioteca tradicional cultural lusófona no centro do Rio.

Além de conhecer o Rio, “você se sente em casa”. A história dessa biblioteca tem quase dois séculos de memória guardada. Não só o tempo, mas a tradicional da herança portuguesa permanecem viva no projeto e estilo Português desse lugar.

Quanta riqueza…

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जिंदगी क्या है,,,,,

what is life,,,,,

❤AAISHA ❤ GOUR❤

*जिंदगी क्या है नही पता,,,,,,,

*जिंदगी कैसे जी जाती है नही पता,,,,,,,,,,,,,

*जिंदगी जीने के लिए क्या होना चाहिए नही पता,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,

*जिंदगी खुल कर जीना क्या होता हैं नही पता,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

*किसी चीज की खुशी क्या होती है नही पता,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

“किसी ख्वाहिश का पुरा होना क्या होता है नही पता,,,,,,,,,,,,

“जिंदगी जीना क्या होता है मुझे नही पता,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

*जिंदगी मै क्या जरूरी है और क्या नही मुझे नही पता,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

*जिंदगी कैसे जी जाती हैं मुझे नही पता, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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Benefits of Meditation

Be Inspired..!!

Meditation is the best way to take deep rest and be alert at the same time. It is a skill that calms the mind and allows you to get in touch with your inner self. It is the precious inner peace that is derived by meditating, by sitting still with ourselves for few minutes. The result of meditation is precious – it takes us to our Self – that too in just a few minutes.

Here are some benefits :

1. We develop the ability to respond, not react – Challenging situations and unsure times can be a cause for anxiety and may take away our awareness of the present moment. We are swayed by our emotions. We act on impulse even though we are required to take a calculated and rational decision. Meditation gives us the strength to accept situations as they are. We respond consciously to a situation…

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South Dakota Governor Uses Private Donation to Send Troops to Mexico Border – The New York Times

“It’s basically money laundering, and it’s turning the state National Guard into a mercenary force,” said Rachel VanLandingham, a former Air Force lawyer who is a professor at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. “She’s using troops there that are a resource and have been paid for by taxpayers that are being used for a political show by a high-powered donor because the governor thought it was a good idea.”

Private funding of state National Guard troops was common in the 19th century, when mining companies subsidized military deployments to crush labor uprisings during the Industrial Revolution. A dedicated federal funding stream for the National Guard was created with what is often known as the Dick Act of 1903, named for the Ohio congressman who was chairman of the House Militia Affairs Committee.

“In terms of a governor accepting private money, there’s no historic precedent because the Guard is funded by U.S. and state tax dollars,” said Joshua Kastenberg, a military historian who served as an Air Force judge and is now a law professor at the University of New Mexico.

New Zealand Minesweepers Sink an Enemy Sub – Intermission Story (19)

Pacific Paratrooper

Kiwi attacking the I-1 submarine

A story I failed to locate from 1943.

By early 1943 the ships of the New Zealand minesweeping flotilla were patrolling along the Guadalcanal coast. The Americans had landed successfully, but Japanese land, air and sea forces held footholds and were still contesting the islands. Although the destroyers of the nocturnal ‘Tokyo Express’ were still active, the Bird-class ships’ usual targets were small craft and submarines attempting to land troops and supplies.

Lt.Cmdr. Peter Phipps, HMNZNS Moa

On the night of 29 January Kiwi and Moa were patrolling along Kamimbo Bay, on the north-western corner of Guadacanal, when Kiwi detected a submarine. It made a depth charge attack, but then lost contact. Kiwi continued to attack and on its third run, the damaged submarine surfaced and attempted to fight it out.

On paper it was two-to-one, but the Japanese…

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Of mothers and an apple tree

Petchary's Blog

A dear friend lost her mother in April of last year. We attended her memorial service in Kingston; at last, her five children and their families were able to say goodbye to her properly, and as she herself would have liked. Sitting by the open window in the church and staring out at the parked cars in the mid-morning heat, the tangled traffic, the hills ever-present beyond, my thoughts turned to my own mother. The date of the service, June 30, happened to coincide with that of her passing, in 2006.

It is easy to hide one’s feelings behind a mask. We were social distancing, and we seemed to be waving at our friend and family members from a distance as we were scattered among the pews.

The blossoms, and fruit, on our apple tree.

I reminded my husband that our friend’s mother had given us an otaheite apple tree…

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The Days of Wine and Rosie’s

Shangri-La

In the summer of 1982 my sister Sheila and I worked as waitresses at Rosie O’Grady’s in midtown Manhattan. Rosie’s was a haven for all those Irish and all those who wished to be. Co-owners Mike Carty and Austin Delaney both Irish born, could always be counted on to find work for a new arrival, fresh off the plane from their homeland sometimes holding nothing more than a few dollars in their pocket and hope in their heart. Everyone, sooner or later found their way to Rosie’s. It was that sort of place. My father Bill Dickinson, was General Manager and suggested that a stint learning the restaurant business would be a summer well spent for my sister and me. So on a hot afternoon clad in white blouse, black skirt and comfortable shoes we left our Long Island home headed to W. 52nd Street, NYC. That summer almost…

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El rompecabezas

¡Bueno!

Santiago Galicia Rojon Serrallonga

SANTIAGO GALICIA ROJON SERRALLONGA

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Las piezas del rompecabezas cayeron al suelo. Estaban dispersas en el piso, cerca del librero y de otros muebles, aquí y allá, como reto para acudir a su rescate. La labor paciente de tantos días y semanas, se desbarató inesperadamente al efectuar un movimiento involuntario. Reuní las piezas y las coloqué en su caja original. Era el tiempo de mi niñez en que mis tías, Noemí Bolio y Rosi Martorell, me regalaban estampillas, libros y rompecabezas. Una vez que reuní las piezas y las deposité en la caja, entendí que mi trabajo estaba roto y que tendría que iniciar de nuevo. Y así fue. Alguna vez, años después, cuando el rompecabezas casi estaba terminado, volví a tirarlo accidentalmente, y de nuevo comencé, días más tarde, a armarlo. En la hora presente, al contemplar aquel episodio de mi infancia azul…

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Climate Change Is Driving Jarring Changes at Yellowstone National Park – Mother Jones

Annual snowfall has declined by nearly two feet since 1950. Because of steady warming, precipitation that once fell as snow now increasingly comes as rain. Annual precipitation could increase by 9 to 15 percent by the end of the century, the assessment says. But with snowpack decreasing and temperatures and evaporation increasing, future conditions are expected to be drier, stressing vegetation and increasing the risk of wildfires. Extreme weather is already more common, and blazes like Yellowstone’s massive 1988 fires—which burned 800,000 acres—are a growing seasonal worry. The assessment’s future projections are even bleaker. If heat-trapping emissions are not reduced, towns and cities in the Greater Yellowstone Area—including Bozeman, Montana and Jackson, Pinedale, and Cody, Wyoming—could experience 40 to 60 more days per year when temperatures exceed 90 degrees F. And under current greenhouse gas emissions scenarios, temperatures in the Greater Yellowstone Area could increase by 5 to 10 degrees F by 2100, causing upheaval in the ecosystem, including shifts in forest composition.

Source: Climate Change Is Driving Jarring Changes at Yellowstone National Park – Mother Jones