The Sculpture ‘Coralarium’ …. “✨ By Jason deCaires Taylor ✨ …. “!!


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~~November 15, 2018~~ 

Coralarium

“Where Land, Sea and Art Collide”

~Jason deCaires Taylor~

Amazing sculptor, amazing talent and incredible proponent of environmental messages and actions.

Take this amazing partially submerged trip and let your mind and your sense wander.

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Sculpture Coralarium Where Land, Sea and Art collide Fairmont Hotel, Sirru Fen Fushi, Maldives The Sculpture Coralarium is situated in the centre of the largest developed coral lagoon in the Maldives, on the island resort of Fairmont Sirru Fen Fushi.

The artwork by Jason deCaires Taylor is a semi-submerged tidal gallery space that exhibits a series of sculptural artworks on the skyline, inter-tidal waterline and seabed. As world’s first semi submerged tidal Art Gallery it is cube shaped, six metres tall, with its front façade submerged up to median tide of three metres.

The design of the walls is based on natural coral structures and is porous to allow the tides, current and marine life to pass through and the structure to “breathe” within its location.

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~~The Sculpture Coralarium by Jason deCaires Taylor~~

~~Published on Jul 17, 2018~~

Sculpture Coralarium Where Land, Sea and Art collide Fairmont Hotel, Sirru Fen Fushi, Maldives

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Born in 1974 to an English father and Guyanese mother, Taylor grew up in Europe and Asia, where he spent much of his early childhood exploring the coral reefs of Malaysia. Educated in the South East of England, Taylor graduated from the London Institute of Arts in 1998 with a BA Honors in Sculpture and went on to become a fully qualified diving instructor and underwater naturalist.

With over 18 years diving experience under his belt, Taylor is also an award winning underwater photographer, famous for his dramatic images, which capture the metamorphosing effects of the ocean on his evolving sculptures.

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CNN’s Brooke Baldwin …. “🤨 Responds to Drumpf’s Insults …. I’m Angry 🤨 …. “!!


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~~November 10, 2018~~ 

WOMEN STANDING TOGETHER

BROOKE BALDWIN

In this crazy nation where I now live, which has been taken to the gutter by the squatter who lives in the White House, nothing surprises me anymore.

It bothers me and makes me quite angry.

I can’t understand why there’s nothing or no one who can stop the idiocy that comes out of the mouth of that FIDIOT!!

The thing is that he’s showing his true colors.

In my opinion projecting quite a bit!

He’s the Teflon-Don!! 

Thank you, Brooke!

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CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Fiercely Defends Black Female Journalists After Drumpf’s Outbursts

The CNN anchor stood up for White House reporters April Ryan, Abby Phillip and Yamiche Alcindor, and called for respect from the ‘so-called’ president.

The targets of ‘so-called’ President Trumpf’s worst outbursts this week were black female reporters, and CNN’s Brooke Baldwin has joined the numerous journalists eviscerating him for it.

On the air Friday, the CNN anchor defended the women the president berated.

They included White House correspondent April Ryan, whom Drumpf called “nasty” and “a loser”; Abby Phillip, who Drumpf said “asks a lot of stupid questions” after she asked him about the Russia investigation; and PBS News Hour’s Yamiche Alcindor, whom Drumpf called “racist” for asking him about nationalism.

The journalists later spoke out about being subjected to Drumpf’s insults.

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Baldwin described the women as “consummate professionals.

A-grade.”

“They can take these insults. They don’t need me sticking up for them,” Baldwin said. “But still, there is something so wrong with this. It is beyond disturbing. It is ugly, and I’m angry.”

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

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cnn-brooke-baldwin-trump-black-female-reporters_us_5be5facee4b0dbe871aaeedb

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~~CNN’s Brooke Baldwin responds to Drumpf’s Insults~~

I’m angry

~~Published on Nov 9, 2018~~

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin calls out ‘so-called’ President Drumpf for demanding respect after he insulted three black female reporters during press briefings.

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IOTD …. “✨🇵🇷 Image of the Day, Special Edition …. My Refuge, My Country 🇵🇷✨ …. “!!


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Some are personal photos.

Arranged with Pic-Collage

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‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Pilot, Captain Chesley Sullenberger III …. “✈️🇺🇸 The Fabric of our Nation is Under Attack 🇺🇸✈️ …. “!!


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~~November 3, 2018~~ 

VOTE AGAINST GOP CONTROL

~WE CANNOT WAIT FOR ANYONE TO SAVE US~

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger

MAY DAY, MAY DAY, MAY DAY!

I was always impressed by this American human being.

I didn’t know much about him until the ‘miracle in the Hudson’ happened.

For sure, I watched the movie.

Yet, last night, as I watched  him on ‘The Last Word‘, I learned to admire, respect even more and totally agree with him.

His gravitas is impressive.

Take a look!

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~The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell~

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The pilot who orchestrated a dramatic plane landing in the Hudson River nearly 10 years ago encouraged Americans to vote in next week’s midterm elections in a Washington Post op-ed published Monday, October 29, writing that “we cannot wait for someone to save us.”
“The fabric of our nation is under attack, while shame – a timeless beacon of right and wrong – seems dead,” Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, whose “Miracle on the Hudson” landing in 2009 spared the lives of all 155 passengers aboard, writes.

“This is not the America I know and love.

We’re better than this.”

The op-ed comes toward the close of a wrenching political season marked by divisive language, conspiracy theories and race-baiting attacks, from Drumpf to local leaders.

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“We cannot wait for someone to save us.

We must do it ourselves.

This Election Day is a crucial opportunity to again demonstrate the best in each of us by doing our duty and voting for leaders who are committed to the values that will unite and protect us,” Sullenberger writes nearly a week before next week’s elections.

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Following the 2009 landing, Sullenberger says that he realized his fame had given him “a greater voice.”

“I knew I could not walk away but had an obligation to use this bully pulpit for good and as an advocate for the safety of the traveling public,” he writes.

“I feel that I now have yet another mission, as a defender of our democracy.”

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 Chesley B. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger III

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https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/30/politics/chesley-sullenberger-washington-post-op-ed/index.html

~WASHINGTON POST FULL OP-ED~

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/we-saved-155-lives-on-the-hudson-now-lets-vote-for-leaders-wholl-protect-us-all/2018/10/29/554fd0e6-d87c-11e8-a10f-b51546b10756_story.html?utm_term=.4bb6b8cb6ea5

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~~Capt. Sullenberger: Vote Against GOP Control~~

The Last Word

~~Published on Nov 3, 2018~~

Capt. Sully Sullenberger has a message for the American people: “everyone, everywhere must vote.”

Capt. Sully urges voters to save our democracy from a President that is not capable or willing to change.

~MSNBC~

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‘Baba Yetu’ …. “🙏🏽 The Lord’s Prayer in Swahili …. Alex Boyé, BYU Men’s Chorus, Philharmonic and Christopher Tin 🙏🏽 …. “!!


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~~November 2, 2018~~ 

BABA YETU

“Our Father”

I’m so happy I found this song.

I had never heard about it until an episode of America’s Got Talent Show where ‘Angel City Chorale‘ performed a cover.

What an amazing song!

Here’s Alex Boye’s version.

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Baba Yetu” (Swahili: “Our Father“) is the theme song for the 2005 video game, Civilization IV. It was composed by Christopher Tin, and performed by Ron Ragin and the Stanford Talisman.

For its re-release in Tin’s debut album Calling All Dawns, it was performed by the Soweto Gospel Choir. The song, when rereleased, became the first piece of video game music to be nominated and win a Grammy Award.

~Wikipedia~

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This message is why Boyé believes he personally felt a deep connection to this particular song

“When my family found out I joined the church at the age of 16, I was kicked out of my house. That night, I walked the streets of London in tears clinging to the Book of Mormon like my life depended on it. It was the only thing constant left in my life,” Boyé said. “Whilst walking the streets homeless, I would recite the Lord’s Prayer and it became a source of deep comfort to me.”

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

https://music.byu.edu/byu-philharmonic/mens-chorus-and-alex-boye-find-their-perfect-fit-with-baba-yetu/

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~~BABA YETU~~

The Lord’s Prayer in Swahili

~~Published on Mar 22, 2016~~

Support Christopher Tin! Purchase his Grammy-winning album ‘Calling All Dawns’ at http://www.christophertin.com

Alex Boyé, BYU Men’s Chorus & Philharmonic, Christopher Tin

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‘Why Oprah Votes’ …. “🤨 OPRAH WINFREY AND STACEY ABRAMS …. The Perfect Combo 🤨 …. “!!


Oprah Winfrey Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams

~~November 2, 2018~~ 

OPRAH WINFREY AND STACEY ABRAMS

Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

What a magnificent sight!!

I’ve been closely following Stacey’s gubernatorial run in Georgia and know all about the devious, cheating ways of Brian Kemp.

There’s a huge disenfranchisement of African-American voters at the hands of the Secretary of state who, at the same time, is running for governor.

Tad hypocritical, tad conflict of interests, you think?

Anyway, Oprah’s on the way!!

Here’s so hoping that this takes Stacey over the top!!

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Oprah Winfrey has lent her star power to Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat aiming to become America’s first black female governor in the midterm elections next week.

“I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter,” Winfrey told a cheering crowd at a Cobb County town hall, citing Abrams’ stance on environmental protection, healthcare and gun control.

Winfrey, who said she is a registered independent, has long championed Democratic Party causes and some fans earlier this year tried to encourage her to run against Drumpf in 2020.

She has said she does not want to run.

“I’m here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed … I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain,” she told the audience, to cheers.

Abrams’ Republican rival, Brian Kemp, serves as Georgia secretary of state, a role in which he oversees state elections. Earlier this month, a coalition of state civil rights groups sued Kemp, accusing him of trying to depress minority voter turnout to improve his chances of winning.

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

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/nov/01/oprah-winfrey-stacey-abrams-georgia-campaign-town-hall-midterm-election

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~TAKEAWAYS~

 She came to Georgia because she chose to, not because anyone paid her

 She doesn’t plan on running for president

Voting is extremely important to her

‘For anybody here who has an ancestor who didn’t have the right to vote and you are choosing not to vote, wherever you are in this state, in this country, you are dishonoring your family, you are disrespecting and disregarding their legacy, their suffering and their dreams when you don’t vote,” Winfrey said, adding that the right to vote is like “the crown that we all get to wear.”

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~~Why Oprah votes … and Wants You To~~

~~Published on Nov 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in Marietta, Georgia.

#CNN #News

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Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams

~~Published November 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey is joining the campaign trail canvassing for Democrat Stacey Abrams in the Georgia gubernatorial election. Abrams is locked in a tight race with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

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IOTD …. “🙏🏽 Images of the Day …. Very Special Edition …. Animated Short: ‘Día De Los Muertos’ 🙏🏽 …. “!!


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~~November 1, 2018~~

‘Día De Los Muertos’

~DAY OF THE DEAD~

The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere.

The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.

In 2008, the tradition was inscribed in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

~Wikipedia~

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~~CGI 3D Animated Short: “Dia De Los Muertos”~~

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~~Published on Aug 15, 2013~~

Please watch this beautifully animated, and heart felt, short film about a little girl who visits the land of the dead, where she learns the true meaning of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos.

Student Academy Award Gold Medal winner, 2013!

Produced by Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, and Lindsey St. Pierre at Ringling College of Art and Design as their senior thesis. Score by Corey Wallace, sound by Mauricio D”Orey.

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