Google Doodle for Today …. “💫✨ Dr. Maya Angelou Honored On Her 90th Birthday ✨💫 …. “!!


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~~April 4, 2018~~ 

DR. MAYA ANGELOU 

“I RISE”

Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys and others celebrate the prolific writer with a reading of her famed poem “Still I Rise.”

‘Google Doodle for Today’ appeared regularly on this blog.

“Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans.”

John Lennon

That’s what happened to these postings.

However, I couldn’t let this one pass.

Maya Angelou’s birthday!

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Prolific poet and writer Maya Angelou would’ve turned 90 on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
To honor and celebrate the phenomenal woman who penned the powerful “Still I Rise,” Google has dedicated the day’s doodle on its search homepage to Angelou, who died in 2014 at age 86.

The doodle is accompanied by an animated reading of “Still I Rise,” featuring the voices of celebrities she influenced, including Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, America Ferrera and Laverne Cox. Her only son, Guy Johnson, also lends his voice.

“Maya Angelou is not what she has done or written or spoken, it’s how she did it all,” Winfrey told Google.

“She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence, and a fiery, fierce grace and abounding love.”

Wednesday also marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a friend of the author’s.

For more than 30 years, in lieu of celebrating her birthday, Angelou sent flowers to Coretta Scott King on April 4.

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

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/maya-angelou-honored-with-google-doodle-on-her-90th-birthday_us_5ac4505de4b063ce2e5708dd

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Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years.

She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.

~Wikipedia~

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~~Maya Angelou Google Doodle~~

~~Published on Apr 3, 2018~~

Today’s #GoogleDoodle celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou’s 90th birthday! Set to her poem #StillIRise, the video Doodle includes her own voice along with the voices of other individuals whose lives she has inspired.

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Celine Dion …. “🎂 Happy 50th Birthday …. and many, many more 🎂 …. “!!


~~MARCH 31, 2018~~ 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Céline Marie Claudette Dion, CC OQ ChLD, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer. Born into a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec, Dion emerged as a teen star in the French-speaking world after her manager and future husband René Angélil mortgaged his home to finance her first record.

Dion first gained international recognition in the 1980’s by winning both the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festivaland the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest where she represented Switzerland.

Following a series of French albums during the 1980′, she signed on to Epic Records in the United States.

In 1990, Dion released her debut English-language album, Unison, establishing herself as a viable pop artist in North America and other English-speaking areas of the world.

~SOURCE~

Wikipedia

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… and the rest is history …

~CELINE DION TWITTER~

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~~50 Years of Celine Dion~~

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~~Published on Mar 30, 2018~~

Celine Dion is celebrating her 50th Birthday on March 30th 2018!

To share in this milestone, this film shows you some of Celine recent troubles and triumphs!

With some never before released footage and more … Happy Birthday Celine!

A Film By Curtis Ryan Woodside

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Composite Photo Update, #1 …. 🇵🇷 Honoring my country, Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 …. ‘Proud Boricua Woman’ …. “!!


~~March 10, 2018~~

HONORING PUERTO RICO

Some of you may know, others not.

I am a fan of tattoos, having a few of them myself.

I’m also Puerto Rican, born and raised, living in the mainland.

Since September 20, 2017, when Hurricane María battered and almost flattened my country, my personal feelings have come to the surface.

My heart and soul ache for Puerto Rico.

Today I visited my tattoo artist again for add ons and updates.

We added a ‘cemí’, several hibiscus flowers and a ‘Taíno coquí’.

A touch of red was added too.

Here they are!

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This is a proud Boricua woman, holding her head up high, ready to hold her stand and give the good fight.

This happens in Puerto Rico every minute of every day.

The fortitude of the Puerto Rican woman has been tested during the trying times since Hurricane María battered the Island. 

There are still some details and more colors to be added to the artwork.

I wanted to share this with you today.

 More will follow when completed.

HortyRex©

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Tencha, you rock!

That looks like a Puerto Rican statue of liberty on steroids.

Jeannette P.

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Personal Photo made with PicCollage

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IOTD …. “✊🏽 Images of the Day, Very Special Edition …. International Women’s Day ✊🏽 …. “!!


~~March 8, 2018~~ 

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

The tradition began with the first National Women’s Day in 1909 and its roots are in campaigning for better pay and voting rights.

What is this year’s theme?
The theme this year is #PressforProgress.

The website says:

“We can’t be complacent. Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity.

“A strong call to #PressforProgress. A strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.”

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

VERY INTERESTING ARTICLE

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/happy-international-womens-day-2018-12142081

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March 8 is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women

The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

International Women’s Day (IWD) has been observed since in the early 1900’s – a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.

International Women’s Day is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender parity. No one government, NGO, charity, corporation, academic institution, women’s network or media hub is solely responsible for International Women’s Day.

Many organizations declare an annual IWD theme that supports their specific agenda or cause, and some of these are adopted more widely with relevance than others.

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights,” says world-renowned feminist, journalist and social and political activist Gloria Steinem.

Thus International Women’s Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action – whatever that looks like globally at a local level. But one thing is for sure, International Women’s Day has been occurring for well over a century – and continues to grow from strength to strength.

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

https://www.internationalwomensday.com/About

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~~International Women’s Day 2018 #PressforProgress~~

~~Published on Mar 7, 2018~~

At Bendigo Bank we are proud to celebrate #InternationalWomensDay.

March 8 is a day to celebrate the wonderful women in your life and remember that change begins with you.

#PressforProgress #IWD18

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Composite Photo …. “🇵🇷 Honoring my country, Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 …. ‘Proud Boricua Woman’ …. “!!


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~~February 14, 2018~

HONORING PUERTO RICO

Some of you may know, others not.

I am a fan of tattoos, having a few of them myself.

I’m also Puerto Rican, born and raised, living in the mainland.

Since September 20, 2017, when Hurricane María battered and almost flattened my country, my personal feelings have come to the surface.

My heart and soul ache for Puerto Rico.

Yesterday, I visited my tattoo artist.

I had an idea in my mind but Stacy showed me her idea and this is what she came up with.

I instantly fell in love with this image.

This is a proud Boricua woman, holding her head up high, ready to hold her stand and give the good fight. This happens in Puerto Rico every minute of every day.

The fortitude of the Puerto Rican woman has been tested during the trying times since the hurricane. 

There are still some details and colors to be added to the artwork.

I wanted to share this with you today.

 More will follow when completed.

HortyRex©

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Tencha, you rock!

That looks like a Puerto Rican statue of liberty on steroids.

💟 💟 💟

Comes to mind the last part of “En La Brecha“, de José de Diego.

Jeannette P.

My Facebook friend saw the image and commented as noted above.

I asked her about “En La Brecha” and here it is.

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~En La Brecha~
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¡Ah desgraciado si el dolor te abate,
si el cansancio tus miembros entumece!
Haz como el árbol seco: reverdece
y como el germen enterrado: late.

Resurge, alienta, grita, anda, combate,
vibra, ondula, retruena, resplandece …
Haz como el río con la lluvia: ¡Crece!
Y como el mar contra la roca: ¡Bate!

De la tormenta al iracundo empuje,
no has de balar, como el cordero triste,
sino rugir, como la fiera ruge.

¡Levántate!, ¡Revuélvete!, ¡Resiste!
Haz como el toro acorralado: ¡Muge!
O como el toro que no muge: ¡Embiste!

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Ellen DeGeneres is Celebrating her 60th Birthday …. “💫 Messages for her …. and a Wish from her 💫 …. “!!


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~~February 3, 2018~~

ELLEN DEGENERES

… a wish for acceptance and kindness for all …

Ellen happens to be one of my favorite people in the world

She had her 60th birthday last Friday, January 26.

She’s an amazing human being.

Her awesome celebration came to a close on today’s show.

Many of her friends wished her the happiest of days.

Hoping many more happy years for you, Ellen!!

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@TaylorSwift13 @TomHanks @HillaryClinton @TiffanyHaddish @prattprattpratt @Eminem @Diddy @StephenAtHome @RealHughJackman @MsSarahPaulson @AllisonBJanney

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“WHERE’S MY DAMN CAKE?”

At the end of the show, she asked for her birthday cake.

Leave it to her to make the moment unforgettable by making a wish and asking all of us for something special.

Take a look … this video says it all!

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#EllenDeGeneres #EllenDeGeneresShow #Celebrating60thBirthday #Surprise #SpecialGitfs #Memories #EllenLeeDeGeneres #January26 #AmericanComedian, #TelevisionHost #Actress #Writer #Producer #LookingBack #AmazingAchievements #AmericasFunniestPerson #Kindness #BeKindToOneAnother

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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~~Ellen Makes a Wish for Her 60th Birthday~~

~~Published on Feb 2, 2018~~

Ellen wrapped up her 60th birthday with Portia and a wish for acceptance and kindness for all.

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‘Sound Of Silence’ Begins To Play …. “🇫🇷 French figure skaters Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres 🇫🇷 …. “!!


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~~January 22, 2018~~ 

FIGURE SKATING AT ITS BEST

… because we need beautiful, inspiring things in our lives.

Enjoy their performance. It’s beyond inspiring, soothing and amazing!

I love their song choice!

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When French figure skaters Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres teamed up to vie for first place in the International Skating Union’s World Team Trophy 2017 competition in Japan, they blew away the competition and left fans marveling at their routine.

The duo have developed a bond on the ice that allows Vanessa to completely trust Morgan when he is flipping and spinning her around. The two are able to incorporate amazing partner work in their routines because of this.

For the competition in Japan, they skated to Disturbed’s rendition of Simon & Garfunkel’s classic hit “The Sound of Silence.” Their synchronized skating and perfectly performed stunts matched magically to the music.

The mellow, almost eerie song coupled with their all black costumes lend a melancholy feel to what actually is a vibrant and stunning ice skating routine.

Their initial spinning jump is executed perfectly in tandem.

~SOURCE~

http://faithtap.com

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#VanessaJames #MorganCipres #InternationalSkating Union #WorldTeamTrophy #2017 #Japan #DisturbedsRendition #SimonAndGarfunkel #ClassicHit #TheSoundOfSilence #SynchronizedSkating #PerfectlyPerformedStunts #Magic #Music

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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~Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres~

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~Published on Apr 22, 2017~

Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres Free skating World Team Trophy 2017 Tokyo

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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