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La vida y el tiempo apenas son suficientes para hacer algo trascendente en el mundo. Todo es tan breve e inmediato que, a veces, la mayoría de los seres humanos no logran conquistarse a sí mismos ni realizar algo grandioso durante los días de sus existencias. Quienes enfrentan los desafíos, los problemas y los retos, y dejan huellas indelebles en el camino para que otros, los que vienen atrás, las sigan o se atrevan a ser ellos y lleven a cabo sus sueños, aspiraciones y proyectos, merecen toda la admiración y el respeto de las mayorías.

El autor de la Rebelión de las masas, el eminente escritor, filósofo y ensayista español, don José Ortega y Gasset, escribió en su libro, España invertebrada, que, “cuando varios hombres se hallan juntos, acaece que uno de ellos…

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Happy New Year: Love, Peace, and a little bit of Hope

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The evening leading up to midnight on New Year’s Eve always seems interminably long. New Year’s Eve is a time of what has been, what might be, and what is likely (or rather, not likely) to change. However, a lot of people are advising us and guiding us and urging us to “reflect and reset,” etc. But really, it is more of the same.

Nevertheless, in the spirit of New Year’s Eve, I will focus on a couple of things that I would wish for more of.

Firstly: People are angry. There have been several murders in the past few days (nothing new), but what I noticed was that on a couple of these terrible occasions, people have been on a short fuse. “Altercations” and “disputes” arise over the smallest, everyday things. A man started an argument over a cell phone, and was shot dead. Another man was stabbed to…

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World Community: New Years Wishes

Context, Critical Thinking, Continuous Learning: Project Do Better

Happy New Year 12023

                 Fun with Languages Friday becomes today, but as with last year, and now with a summary translation, we go back in time a few years, and a couple of continents, to Turkey.  I learned much of my spoken Turkish over meals with neighbors, and  by watching Sihirli Annem, our delightful Turkish Tuesdays family show in the evenings after work.  It has been described as a Turkish version of the 70s show Bewitched, but I’d call it more of a Bewitched meets Harry Potter ala modern Turkey.

   Minute 17:09 of this Sihirli Annem video episode clip: A beautiful wish for world peace

   And the summary of the entire video:


Ok, why was I sure that there was a CC and an English subtitles option when I looked at this video clip before I…

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Now is the Time to Watch Yourself Bloom

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Image Credit: Linnaea Mallette (Give yourself the same care and attention that you give to others and watch yourself bloom!)

As this year comes to a close and we countdown its final seconds, may we peek over our shoulders and glance at the past and how far we have come. In spite of tribulations, realizing we’re alive and survived, we can look forward with the tools we earned to thrive and watch ourselves bloom in ways we never imagined. Let the countdown to this new year begin!!! See you next year! 🎉🥂🎆🍾🥳

Image Credit: Myriam Zilles

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10 Interesting Things I Found on the Internet #93 — Content Catnip

Explore creepy rings, a two headed tortoise, a mini moon garden and much more in the 93rd edition of 10 Interesting Things on the Internet. Here is to hoping that the new year brings you all you ever hope for. I hope these tasty tidbits make you chuckle and feel warm inside.

10 Interesting Things I Found on the Internet #93 — Content Catnip