Announcement …. “‘Tis The Season … “


PeaceBoy

~~December 9, 2015~~ 

ON A LIGHTER NOTE

I’m going to be away from this spot, “It Is What It Is“, for a few days. I won’t have full access to a PC or laptop.

I still have the capacity to keep an eye on what happens in the blogosphere while I’m away.

I’m not able to just disconnect, particularly with what is going on in our world at this time.

There are so many problems, issues, conflicts, injustices, bigotry, destruction, killing, wars ….. We need to stay informed and educated about “happenings“.

I will leave you today with a message.

As noted above, we won’t find peace until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, as Mr. Sweitzer noted.

‘Tis the season …

We are all in this together. Be kind to on another.

HortyRex©

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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~Tumbling~

GLOBAL HEALING BEGINS WITHIN

(Song for Humanity)

~Published on Oct 23, 2015~

A song that campaigns humanity and word peace.

The footage was taken from various sources who also campaign humanity and world peace.

Thank you for watching and remember … be kind to one another.

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We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!! 

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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IOTD …. Image of the day, #401 …. “One of Santa’s Reindeer: Which One?“


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~~December 6, 2015~~ 

HAVE YOU BEEN NAUGHT Y OR NICE?

I’M CHECKING TWICE

Santa Claus’s reindeer form an imaginary team of flying reindeer traditionally held to pull the sleigh of Santa Claus and help him deliver Christmas gifts.

They are:

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen.

I’m one of them. Which one do you think I am?

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The 1823 poem by Clement C. MooreA Visit from St. Nicholas” (also known as “The Night Before Christmas” or “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas“) is largely credited for the contemporary Christmas lore that includes the eight flying reindeer and their names.

The relevant segment of the poem reads:

When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
but a miniature sleigh, and eight tiny rein-deer,
with a little old driver, so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.

More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,
And he whistled, and shouted, and call’d them by name:
“Now, Dasher! Now, Dancer! Now, Prancer, and Vixen!
“On, Comet! On, Cupid! On, Dunder and Blixem!

“To the top of the porch! to the top of the wall!
“Now dash away! dash away! dash away all!”

As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,
When they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky;

So up to the house-top the coursers they flew,

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Claus%27s_reindeer

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A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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IOTD …. Image of the day, #400 …. “Christmas in Florida”!!


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~~December 4, 2015~~ 

DECEMBER FIRST 

I know, I know … missed it by 3 days.

The good news is that even missing these days, the picture remains the same.

Happy December from Florida.

Notice our “sandman” and the ocean.

Wish I could pack it and send it all to those who visit here and are in cold, snowy locations.

Happy Holidays!!

HortyRex©

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A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

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#IOTD #ImageOfTheDay #400 #DearBloggerFriend #HerOwnWords #Serious #Silly #JustBeautiful #MiniMentalVacay##AwesomeIllustration #ChristmasInFlorida #Sandman #Seashore #AwesomeWeather #RedHat #ChristmasHat #NotMelting

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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IOTD …. “Image of the Day”, #121!!


~~January 3, 2015~~ 

I know that for some Christmas is already over. My neighbor already took his lights down. For us there is still time. We celebrate until mid January … the Epiphany is January 6.

I couldn’t pass this picture. The cuteness is overloading. 

Enjoy …. till next Christmas!

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A dear blogger friend taught me about this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~In her own words~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

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#IOTD #ImageofTheDay121 #DearBloggerFriend #MiniMentalHoliday #VisualMeditativeTherapy #Graphics #Christmas #TangledLights #CuteBabies #LightsShine #LastOneThisSeason

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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Google Doodle for today … New Years Day 2015!!


~~January 1, 2015~~ 

New Year 2015: Google wishes Happy New Year with an animated doodle

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Wishing everyone a Happy New Year 2015, Google has posted an animated doodle on its homepage. The doodle has been created by guest artist Cindy Suen.

This doodle is in tune with Google’s tradition of posting doodles on New Year.

The last year’s New Year doodle was in continuation to the New year’s eve 2013 doodle. The animated doodle showed a party on with speakers blaring and the digits 2-0-1-3 grooving on the dance floor and the digit 4 that had been waiting for the new year to begin replaced the digit 3 to form “2014”.

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~~New Year 2015~~

Google Doodle Collection

~~Published on Dec 31, 2014~~

Here is the Google Doodle about the New Year 2015 on January 1st, 2015. Google celebrates the year 2015 with this Doodle. It is a worldwide Google Doodle about the New Year 2015.

Have fun celebrating this day and the upcoming year.
Happy New Year!

Thumbs up for a great year!

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#GoogleDoodleToday #NewYearsDay2015 #NewDelhi #India #CindySuen #ThumbsUp

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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To start the day …. Happy New Year 2015!!


~~January 1, 2015~~ 

The first post of the new year. Best wishes for all the visitors, readers, followers, friends and all who stop at “It Is What It Is“.

The new year is a time for rethinking what happened before, for realizing “lessons learned” and the “make resolutions” for personal, professional, spiritual and overall improvement. 

It’s a new beginning. 

Here’s wishing all of you the best of the best for the New Year 2015.

Time to get used to writing 2015 rather than 2014. It does take a bit, you know!

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https://www.facebook.com/my.world.turkey?pnref=story

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https://www.facebook.com/SmallThingsAreGodsBlessings

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~~New Year 2015 fireworks from around the world~~

The Telegraph

~~Published on Dec 31, 2014~~

After a turbulent year marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters, many could be forgiven for saying good riddance to 2014 and gratefully ringing in a new year.

Across the globe, revelers looking for a respite from the gloom will converge on the beaches of Brazil, the shores of Sydney harbor and the potentially snowy streets of Las Vegas (yes, really) to welcome 2015.

So here is an highlights video of the best fireworks displays – from cities all over the world – welcoming in the new year, 2015.

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#ToStartTheDay #HappyNewYear2015 #Visitors #Readers #Followers #Friends #LessonsLearned #Rethinking #MakeResolutions #Improvement #Personal #Professional #Spiritual #NewBeginning #FireworksAroundTheWorld

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!!

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To start the day …. “Believe”!!


~~December 31, 2014~~

I know Christmas day is over. The new year will begin tomorrow. The meaning of this song applies to any time of the year.

BELIEVE

Today is a special day … it’s the day when the year ends. We’ve had all kinds of experiences …. good or bad, happy or sad.  Our world has gone through many changes in many ways. 

It’s time to hope, to plan, to envision … better things! 

Let’s hope for a year of good tidings … personal and worldwide!! 

MsoulBW

~SHE HAS GROWN SO BEAUTIFULLY~

Jacqueline Marie “Jackie” Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts.

Evancho is the ambassador for Mission: Humane, a U.S. Humane Society program that encourages children to help protect animals. A national cotillion organization listed her as one of the “ten best-mannered people of 2011”. From late 2012 to 2014, she toured the U.S., performing songs from her fourth full-length album, Songs from the Silver Screen, released in October 2012, which was Evancho’s third top-ten album debut. In 2013 she also headlined benefit concerts at Carnegie Hall and the LDS Conference Center.

She appeared in the 2013 Robert Redford film The Company You Keep, modeled for Guess Kids clothing, among others, and has appeared on behalf of such charities as One Drop Foundation. Evancho released her fifth full-length album, Awakening, in September 2014, which was her fifth consecutive No. 1 release on the Billboard Classical Albums chart.

“As it appears in …. “

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackie_Evancho

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~~LYRICS~~

Children, sleeping.
Snow is softly falling.
Dreams are calling,
Like bells in the distance.
We were dreamers,
Not so long ago.
But one by one, we
All had to grow up.

When it seems the magic slipped away…
We find it all again on Christmas Day.

Believe in what your heart is saying,
Hear the melody that’s playing.
There’s no time to waste,
There so much to celebrate.
Believe in what you feel inside,
Give your dreams the wings to fly.
You have everything you need, if you just believe.

Trains move quickly
To their journey’s end.
Destinations…
Are where we begin again.
Ships go sailing,
Far across the sea.
Trusting starlight,
To get where they need to be.

When it seems that we have lost our way…
We find ourselves again on Christmas Day.

Believe in what your heart is saying,
Hear the melody that’s playing
There’s no time to waste,
There so much to celebrate.
Believe in what you feel inside,
And give your dreams the wings to fly.
You have everything you need, if you just Believe.

If you just believe.
If you just believe.
If you just believe.
If you just believe ….

Songwriters
BALLARD, GLEN / SILVESTRI, ALAN ANTHONY

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~~Believe~~

~~Published on Dec 13, 2011~~

Music video by Jackie Evancho performing Believe. (c) 2011 Sony Music Entertainment

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#ToStartTheDay #Believe #JackieEvancho #ChristmasIsOver #NewYearsEve #NewHope #NewBeginnings #AmericanClassicalCrossoverSinger #AmbassadorMissionHumane #HelpProtectAnimals #Awakening

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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