The Titanic sinks …. Fast-forward to 2015!!


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~~August 10, 2015~~ 

AS WE TRAVEL INTO THE FUTURE

The sinking of the RMS Titanic occurred on the night of 14 April through to the morning of 15 April 1912 in the north Atlantic Ocean, four days into the ship’s maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.

The largest passenger liner in service at the time, Titanic had an estimated 2,224 people on board when she struck an iceberg at around 23:40 (ship’s time) on Sunday, 14 April 1912.

Her sinking two hours and forty minutes later at 02:20 (05:18 GMT) on Monday, 15 April resulted in the deaths of more than 1,500 people, which made it one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit

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

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August 8, 2015 …. “International Cat Day”!!


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~~August 8, 2015~~ 

INTERNATIONAL CAT DAY

Caturday, August 8, is a Feline celebration or #InternationalCatDay according to the Social Media, started by the International Fund for Animal Welfare in 2002. Well, furry meow paw totally deserve that!

International Cat Day is a full 24 hours of recognition and veneration of one of humanity’s oldest and most beloved pets. The festivities were put together for the first time in 2002 by IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare, among other animal rights groups, to celebrate the most popular pet on the planet.

An estimated 500 million cats are thought to be frolicking in neighbors’ gardens across the world, which means that most every extended family is bound to have an aunt with more kittens than former husbands, whatever the country or climate. And that’s great, because owning a cat has been shown to improve mental health and to relieve stress, anxiety and depression.

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So when it’s raining cats and dogs outside and you don’t have someone to cuddle with, any black, ginger, Persian, Siamese, Burmese, Bengal, Shorthair, Munchkin, Balinese, RagaMuffin or any old stray cat will do the trick.

So roll out the red carpet and the catnip for your furry feline friend, because International Cat Day is that one day a year when black cats bring good luck and cat eye sunglasses match your entire wardrobe.

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

https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/international-cat-day/

~~RELATED~~

http://freedistrict.com/hashtag/international-cat-day-internationalcatday-11647.html

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/06/24/to-start-the-day-double-trouble/

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~~August 8 International Cat Day~~

~~Published on Aug 8, 2012~~

Get the Cat Day festivities rolling with the new international song Decoy the Cat has composed.

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IOTD …. Images of the day, #296 …. “Today is Monkey Day – Celebrate”!!


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~~July 21. 2015~~ 

MONKEY DAY

July 21, 2015 in the World

I’m following the lead from Michelle …. again.

I’m sure she won’t mind.

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~~~RELATED~~

https://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/iotd-monkee-edition-d/

https://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/calendar-day-july-21-2015/

https://www.facebook.com/monkeyday

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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 #ImagesOfTheDay #296 #DearBloggerFriend #MiniMentalHoliday #VisualMeditativeTherapy#AwesomePhotography #FollowingTheLEad #Michelle #CelebratedInTheWorld #CutenessOverload #Pictures #Gallery #CuteMonkey #HappyMonkeys

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Minions galore …. “They are everywhere”!!


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~~July 11, 2015~~ 

THEY ARE EVERYWHERE

Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated family comedy film, and a prequel/spin-off to the Despicable Me franchise. Produced by Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures, the film was written by Brian Lynch, directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy.

The film stars Coffin (as the Minions), Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan, and Geoffrey Rush. The film premiered on June 11, 2015, in London, and was released in the United States on July 10, 2015.

The film was first foreshadowed in the ending credits of Despicable Me 2, where Stuart, Kevin, and Bob, three of the Minions, are seen auditioning for the film.

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~~Minions Remixed: Top Minions Moments~~

(2015)

~~Published on Jul 10, 2015~~

With the Minions taking over this weekend, let’s take a look at all their best moments!

Music Credits:

My Life” by Tom Ford, Richard Macklin, Lee Richardson

Courtesy of Extreme Music

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At the end of the day …. “Marriage Equality: The Law of the Land”!!


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~~June 26, 2015~~ 

SUPREME COURT’s landmark ruling legalizes gay marriage NATIONWIDE

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2015

(Reuters)

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement.

The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex marriages. With the landmark ruling, gay marriage becomes legal in all 50 states.

Immediately after the decision, same-sex couples in many of states where gay marriage had been banned headed to county clerks’ offices for marriage licenses as state officials issued statements saying they would respect the ruling.

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President Barack Obama, appearing in the White House Rose Garden, hailed the ruling as a milestone in American justice that arrived “like a thunderbolt.”

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“This ruling is a victory for America,” said Obama, the first sitting president to support gay marriage. “This decision affirms what millions of Americans already believe in their hearts. When all Americans are treated as equal, we are all more free.”

Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing on behalf of the court, said the hope of gay people intending to marry “is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.”

Kennedy, a conservative who often casts the deciding vote in close cases, was joined in the majority by the court’s four liberal justices.

Kennedy, appointed by Republican President Ronald Reagan in 1988, has now authored all four of the court’s major gay rights rulings, with the first coming in 1996. As with his 2013 opinion when the court struck down a federal law that denied benefits to same-sex couples, Kennedy stressed the dignity of marriage.

“Without the recognition, stability and predictability marriage offers, their children suffer the stigma of knowing their families are somehow lesser,” Kennedy wrote.

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

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/supreme-courts-landmark-ruling-legalizes-gay-marriage-nationwide/ar-AAcaBM5?ocid=ansnewsap11

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~~RELATED~~ 

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2015/06/25/at-the-end-of-the-day-all-love-is-equal/

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~The President Speaks on the Supreme Court’s Decision on Marriage Equality~

~~Published on Jun 26, 2015~~

President Obama delivers remarks in the Rose Garden heralding the Supreme Court’s ruling that gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry in America.

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The month of June 2015 …. “Major Flag Stories”!!


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~~June 26, 2015~~ 

UNCLE SAM: THE TIME HAS COME

A strong push to remove the Confederate battle flag from Capitol grounds in South Carolina and Alabama — as well as the shelves of major retailers — was sparked by the racially motivated killings of nine people inside a historic black church last week.

Long a controversial symbol, the flag can be seen in photos of the accused shooter, Dylann Roof. Roof, 21, used a “Stars and Bars” license plate holder on his car and can be seen waving the battle flag in other shots. Roof’s apparent embrace of the flag has energized its opponents and caused some politicians to rethink their previous support for its use.

Over the years, the Confederate battle flag has come to mean different things to different people in politics and pop culture. To many, it is emblematic of slavery, racism and the bloody battles that made the Civil War the deadliest conflict in U.S. history. But supporters of the flag say they see it as a memorial to slain Confederate soldiers.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit … excellent article

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-confederate-flag-explain-20150624-htmlstory.html

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WASHINGTON

In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote on Friday, June 26, that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, writing for the majority in the historic decision, said gay and lesbian couples had a fundamental right to marry.

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family,” he wrote. “In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were.”

The decision, which was the culmination of decades of litigation and activism, set off celebrations across the country and the first same-sex marriages in several states. It came against the backdrop of fast-moving changes in public opinion, with polls indicating that most Americans now approve of the unions.

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

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/27/us/supreme-court-same-sex-marriage.html?_r=0

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To start the day …. “Happy Father’s Day, Dad”!!


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~~June 21, 2015~~ 

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY, DAD!

Today I honor my Dad, who is not here with me on the earthly plane anymore.

I have written a few things about him yet I don’t get tired of doing so.

My father was born in the small town of Juncos, in the Island of Puerto Rico in 1911. He came from humble beginnings and faced all the trials and tribulations that life threw his way.

His family was a large one. Many brothers and sisters. He was the oldest.

The stories I remember about that time as sketchy.

None of the siblings are alive at this time.

However, I do remember that he studied accounting. He immigrated to New York City in the early 1930’s (as many Puerto Ricans were doing) in search for the famous “American dream”.

He worked at anything he could find.

I remember that he worked as a bell boy for one of the hotels.

He sent money back home to help his family.

He made it possible for his brothers to go to college and become the successful engineers who started the

Rexach Construction Company“.

From his accounts and personal concerns, it seems that he was subjected to discrimination directed to many of the Puerto Rican immigrants, a feeling he felt for many years.

He met my Mother there and they married in 1934.

They soon returned to Puerto Rico.

They got settled and started the family.

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My Dad was a wizard at finances.

I don’t know how he did it but he put both my brother and me through private school and also through college.

I went to medical school, completed my training and never owed a cent in loans.

Most of all, he taught me about life … not through conversations but through example. I knew he was very proud of me and what I accomplished in my life … he rarely spoke the words but he definitely showed me.

He wasn’t “touchy-feely” but he was always there.

I am who I am, I have what I have, I am where I am because of you Dad.

Today I thank you and honor you.

I miss you … I wish you were here still but such is life.

You live within me … in my heart, in my mind, in my memories, in my DNA.

You were and you are the best father a daughter could have.

THANK YOU, DAD!

HortyRex©

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~~Dance with my father again~~

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~~Uploaded on May 18, 2010~~

This music video ‘Dance With My Father Again‘ is about a child who misses his dear father who passed away. Grieving for the loss of his father and feels the pain for his mother.

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“Back when I was a child, before life removed all the innocence
My father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me and then
Spin me around till I fell asleep
Then up the stairs he would carry me
And I knew for sure I was loved

Chorus:
If I could get another chance, another walk, another dance with him
I’d play a song that would never, ever end ….

How I’d love, love, love
To dance with my father again”

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To start the day …. World Oceans Day, June 8, 2015!!


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~~June 8, 2015~~ 

World Oceans Day is June 8th

The theme for this year is Healthy oceans, healthy planet. Explore the site to learn how you can hold an event for World Oceans Day, or take action for the ocean on your own.

World Oceans Day, held every June 8th, is the United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. People all over our blue planet organize celebrations – which can be a huge event in your community, a special announcement, or anything in between – to support action to protect the ocean.

This year, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet, and we’re making a special effort to stop plastic pollution.

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

http://www.worldoceansday.org/

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World Oceans Day — Humans Have Explored Only 5 Percent

For close to a quarter of a century now, June 8th has been devoted to celebrating World Oceans Day. The day dedicated to ocean cognizance continues to gather momentum each year. The concept, first introduced in 1992 by Canada at the Earth Summit in Brazil, was eventually recognized by the United Nations in 2008.

The day’s focus is to highlight the importance of the seas for the planet’s survival and seek out ways to ensure and safeguard its sustainability. The challenges and increasing perils that the oceans are currently enduring have been well publicized. These, due in large part to variances in climate, pollution, habitat destruction and irresponsible and unregulated commercial fishing will require massive global coordination to even begin to remedy.

Another stumbling block in mapping out and managing the best strategic practices for ensuring a healthier ocean state going forward is how relatively little is still known about the planet’s dynamics below the outer crust.

While the oceans account for approximately 97 percent of the earth’s water and cover a bit over 70 percent of its surface, to date only around 5% of the oceans’ content has been accessed by mankind.

The importance of the seas for sustaining life, affecting weather patterns, functioning as the connector for remote locations as well as the provider of economic and physical well-being of millions, is little disputed. To fully understand optimum balances and work to react accordingly, much still needs to be discovered about the earth’s biological, geological, chemical and physical interactions — and how best to support these by land and by sea.

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

http://2paragraphs.com/2015/06/world-oceans-day-humans-have-explored-only-5-percent/

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~~Celebrate World Oceans Day! June 8th~~

~~Published on Apr 23, 2015~~

For close to a quarter of a century now, June 8th has been devoted to celebrating World Oceans Day.

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~~World Oceans Day 2015~~

~~Published on Jun 1, 2015~~

8th June is World Oceans Day, an annual event recognized by the United Nations. The theme for 2015 is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”, and to mark the occasion we’ve produced this reel highlighting the beauty and diversity of healthy oceans around the world, from the poles to the tropical reefs. Sit back and enjoy the amazing variety of life on our blue planet.

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~~OTHER SOURCES~~

https://twitter.com/CelebrateOceans

https://www.facebook.com/WorldOceansDay

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~~World Oceans Day 2015~~

The Narrative Lens

~Published on Jun 6, 2015~
A short tribute to Oceans Day 2015 with superb video clips of sea turtles and timeless quotes from Jacques Yves Cousteau.

We ALL are connected through NATURE!! 

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IOTD …. “Image of the Day”, #247: “Blessing of the rings”!!


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~~May 18, 2015~~ 

 “By the way, I was blessing the rings which are a most important symbol in any relationship between Humans.

They do represent the circle of life.

Of course much more …. but I feel rings should be blessed because they are such an important energy and symbol.

Mary Hope Cox©

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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 #247 #DearBloggerFriend #MiniMentalHoliday #VisualMeditativeTherapy #AwesomePhotography #CosmicChurchOfTruth #ChurchCeremony #WeddingCeremony #JimmyCox #MaryHopeCox #May17 #2015 #BlessingRings #ImportantSymbol #HumanRelationship #CircleOfLife #McRex #Maryjane #Photomania #PartnersForLife #SpiritualEnergy #Metaphysical  #SpecialOccasion

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Marriage Equality: On Way to the Supreme Court Again!!


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~~April 27, 2015~~ 

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will begin to hear oral arguments as they prepare to decide whether the U.S. Constitution allows for states to discriminate against same-sex couples by denying them the right to marry or refusing to recognize their marriages performed in jurisdictions where they are legal.

While the historic Supreme Court cases in 2013 (United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry) struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and brought marriage equality back to California, the current case before SCOTUS has the potential to allow for nationwide marriage equality. While over 80 marriage equality cases have worked their way through the judicial system across the country, now, finally, this decision by the highest court in the land could allow same-sex couples to enjoy the same marriage protections and basic rights as their different-sex counterparts.

Marriage equality will ensure that same-sex couples will be recognized on the state level for tax purposes, healthcare decision making, and inheritance determinations.  On the federal level these couples will also gain access to critical lifeline benefits like Social Security and Veterans spousal benefits — programs that have remained out of reach for couples living in states that do not recognize their marriage.

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

http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/whats-at-stake-at-the-supreme-court1

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TOMORROW …. APRIL 28, 2015

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TOMORROW

oral arguments will begin in the landmark marriage equality case Obergefell v. Hodges — the Supreme Court case that could bring marriage equality to all 50 states.

Take action: say #LoveCantWait for nationwide marriage equality at hrc.org/lovecantwait

Stay posted: Stay up to date on all breaking news around marriage equality at hrc.org/SCOTUS

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~Marriage Equality Makes Its Way to the Supreme Court Again~

~Published on Jan 20, 2015~

Obergefell v. Hodges

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