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HERO WHO SAVED LIVES & DEFIED DEATH

Real heroes are “ordinary” people who demonstrate heroic acts of coolness under intense pressure. Sometimes the pressure that they face comes in a matter seconds and their choice of action means life or death. The event from Jan. 15, 2009 in the video below became known as “Miracle on the Hudson.”

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INHABITANTS THAT SHARE LIFE WITH HUMANS ON OUR PLANET

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MOULIN ROUGE

On October 6, 1889, the Moulin Rouge opened its doors to the public. The cabaret, located at the edge of Montmartre, in Paris, France, attracted audience members from all social strata with its circus-inspired events and provocative dancing, most notably the Can-Can

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SCENT OF A WOMAN — THE TANGO SCENE

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ZIGGY CARTOON

Ziggy

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BORRRRING?


Bored guy

By Harvey Tobkes


While power walking alongside Hollywood Beach, I am in a semi trance listening to “Meditation” (sung by the artist, Astrud Gilberto), and my headphones give me extra purity of sound, so it is magically soothing and aptly named; it’s so “cool” that I have it on continuous play and listen to it over and over.

Now, to change the subject a bit, it was perhaps coincidental, but I spoke to 2 wealthy friends this week and they both had the same complaint… they were bored. Well, boredom can be as debilitating as a disease, and I feel sorry for those afflicted, but to me it is almost laughable. To think that a person with all the money to do or go or buy whatever may give satisfaction, can be bored.

In retirement, I keep busy and wonderfully occupied doing things I love and stuff that I secretly told myself that someday, when I stopped working, that I would pursue. But it takes a renaissance scope, or a revival of intellectual or artistic things you have in your sights and would like to bring into sharper focus.

Bored coupleMy wife paints and goes to art classes, she reads extensively and is working on a huge jig saw puzzle, 3 or 4 times a week she meets with a group of 5 ladies and they swim and gossip in the condo pool, she plays cards with some ladies and beware of her skills at card games; she does a million things, so we are not bumping into each other’s territory.

I love my computer, music, reading, and exercise.” And there is much we can add to our knowledge of things and places, e.g. different cultures, foreign lands, history, explorers, inventions, biographies, animal life, medical science, music, self-improvement; all things that can enrich our lives. All this is only a click away, and that is why using the computer occupies a fair share of my time. I personally love languages, writing, and difficult vocabulary words. I love shows, art, and a zillion other things.

By remaining mentally active, I keep busy trying to get the best possible performance from my brain, thereby reducing any risk of dementia.

Sorry!, I don’t have the time to be bored!

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“BIG BOY” APPLIANCES ~ FOR THE MAN OF THE HOUSE

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FIVE MASCULINE MOMENTS

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CAN’T SLEEP? LULLABY AND GOOD NIGHT – SLEEP EASY

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TIME MACHINE TAKES YOU BACK TO THE 1930’s

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Harvey Tobkes lives in Florida where he enjoys writing about life.

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