Thoughts for today, #288 .… “We Come in MANY Colors”!!


Boricua

~~November 17, 2015~~ 

PUERTO RICANS 

“Our skins are different.

We have many colors.

We are all Puerto Rican (Borinqueños).

(translated)

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Puerto Ricans (Spanish: Puertorriqueños; Taíno: boricua) are the inhabitants or citizens of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is a multi-ethnic nation, home to people of different ethnic and national backgrounds. As a result, some Puerto Ricans do not treat their nationality as an ethnicity but as a citizenship with various ethnicities and national origins comprising the “Puerto Rican people“.

Despite its multi-ethnic composition, the culture held in common by most Puerto Ricans is referred to as mainstream Puerto Rican culture, a Western culture largely derived from the traditions of Western European migrants, beginning with the early Spanish settlers, along with other Europeans arriving later such as the Corsicans, Irish, Germans and French, along with a strong West African culture which has been influential.

Puerto Ricans commonly refer to themselves as boricuas. “The majority of Puerto Ricans regard themselves as being of mixed Spanish-European descent. Recent DNA sample studies have concluded that the three largest components of the Puerto Rican genetic profile are in fact indigenous Taíno, European, and African”.

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Ricans

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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IOTD …. Image of the day, #321 …. “Mary Jane Candy”!!


MaryJ

~~August 31, 2015~~

MARY JANE CANDY

Mary Jane is a peanut butter and molasses flavored taffy-type candy with peanut butter in the center.

Originally made in 1914 by The Charles N. Miller Co., and later by Stark Candy Co., it is now manufactured by Necco. Charles Miller named them after his favorite aunt, Mary Jane, and the candy has used the same “little girl” illustration on the wrappers since its inception.

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Jane_(candy)

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These are very special to me.

They were, and still are, one of my favorite candies.

Now I have my own personal “maryjane”

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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 #321 #MaryJaneCandy #PeanutButterMolasses #TaffyTypeCandy #CharlesNMillerCo #StarkCandyCo #Necco #NamedAfterFavoriteAunt #MaryJane #LlittleGirlIllustration #Wrappers #VerySpecialToMe #MyOwnMaryjane

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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