Showing posts with label Arts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Arts. Show all posts

Thursday, April 17, 2014


Our village!" Do you suppose you could write a book about your village? Could you find enough matters of interest to make one book? And yet Miss Mitford wrote five with that title. She wrote about the houses and the people, the shops, the children, about life in an English country village, and delightful reading her sketches are. She wrote as no one had ever before written, and perhaps I might say that no one since has ever written such charming bits of description of rural life.
She wrote other books, Atherton, and Other TalesCountry Stories, and then she wrote such delightful letters to her friends. You will find some of these in her Life and Correspondence. She was the daughter of wealthy parents, who later in life became poor. So that from a life of luxury our gifted author was reduced to poverty.
The latter part of her life must have contrasted painfully with the days of her childhood, yet she kept through all her trials her sweet serenity of mind, her habit of making the best of everything. She is described as a short, stout woman, with a face shining with quiet happiness and unselfishness. The appreciation with which her sketches were received gave her much pleasure, and the fact that her writings were re-printed in America afforded her the greatest gratification, while it was a surprise to her.
She was a delightful person to meet socially, having charming ways and a soft, sweet voice. She died in a wee bit of a house, in 1855, at the age of sixty-eight.
Do you ask why I have chosen to place Miss Mitford in our list of Remarkable Women? To begin with, she was the first to discover and set before us in prose writing the beauty in every-day things. She had written poems and tried her hand at writing tragedy, but with indifferent success, and at length when poverty stared her in the face she took up the then new line of writing and tried with grand success to show to the world the beauty there is in common things. Then all through her long life with its sad changes she kept that wonderful serenity of mind, and that happy faculty of living above the vexations of life. Many a woman when forced by growing poverty to move from place to place, each time going to a poorer home, would have grown faint and weary of life, and given up in despair.
If we cultivate the habit of making the best of everything, we shall be the better prepared to meet the vicissitudes of life.
Faye Huntington.

From:  The Pansy Magazine.  May issue, 1896
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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Music for Brain Power

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's compositions charact...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's compositions characterized music of the classical era. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Music for Brain Power, Study Music, Concentration, Relaxation
Great for Baby's Brain, Mozart Effect, Stress Reduction, Enjoyment.

What is the "Mozart effect"? A set of research results indicate that listening to Mozart's music may induce a short-term improvement on the performance of certain kinds of mental tasks known as "spatial-temporal reasoning".
The "Mozart effect" is the popular idea that "listening to Mozart makes you smarter", or that early childhood exposure to classical music has a beneficial effect on mental development.

However, listening to music doesn't make us more intelligent, even though it can help temporarily to improve our ability to manipulate shapes mentally.
Moreover, other kinds of music you like or anything that makes you alert (e.g. a few star jumps or drinking coffee) should work just as well.

Mozart - Piano Concerto N. 21
Mozart - Symphony N. 40 Movt 1 ( 05:32 )
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nacht Movt 2 ( 13:03 )
Mozart - Marriage of Figaro "Overture" ( 18:05 )
Mozart - Violin Sonata K378 Rondeaux ( 22:32 )
Mozart - Horn Concerto Number 3 K447 Movt 2 ( 26:35 )
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto Movt 2 ( 30:54 )
Mozart - Magic Flute Opera "Overture" ( 37:51 )
Mozart - Piano Concerto Number 23 Movt 1 ( 44:59 )
Chopin - Preludio 4 Op. 28 ( 55:45 )
Chopin - Preludio N. 15 "Rain Drop" ( 57:48 )
Chopin - Preludio Op. 28 N. 7 ( 01:03:19 )
Chopin - Studio Op. 25 ( 01:04:09 )
Chopin - Notturno Op. 9 N. 1 ( 01:06:33 )
Chopin - Notturno Op. 15 N. 2 ( 01:11:47 )
Costantini - Sonetto in re b ( 01:15:06 )
Costantini - Berceuse ( 01:18:50 )
Costantini - Lindos ( 01:22:44 )
Enchanted Piano - Heaven ( 01:28:22 )

Our Notes:  With so much intense news posted on the site today, we figured this would help everyone relax a bit.
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Saturday, March 15, 2014

A 90th Degree Mason - Whistle Blower (Full Disclosure)

The above video is part one.  Part two is linked above and not available for embedding.  It's by far more disturbing than the first one above.

This video is part one.  We will post part two of this tomorrow.  This is the same guy who is above in the first video.  If you think you know and understand anything about Freemasonry, you have no idea.  This information comes from someone who was in the middle of all of the occult underworld.
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Friday, February 14, 2014

Bitcoin 101 - Fun with Brain Wallets (Making and Playing With Them) - Bitcoin Security

The bitcoin logo
The bitcoin logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There's no idea in Bitcoin more science fiction ready than the idea of brain wallets. To actually hold your wealth inside your head (and no where else) is something that can be done only with bitcoins. In this video we set up and play with a number of brain wallets (of course they aren't really brain wallets if we tell everyone the passwords and private keys...but you get the idea). Whether you are a fiction writer or an escaping refugee, this video is for you.

Welcom to WBN's Bitcoin 101 Blackboard Series -- a full beginner to expert course in bitcoin. We hope you enjoy. And remember the official WBN launch is coming up : January 1st, 2014.

Our Notes:  We are working on a much better and safer way to store your private information so that it's extremely hard for anyone to get no matter what.  It has to do with old technology.  Sometimes that is just the best way.  
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Gerald Celente - Gary Null Show - February 13, 2013

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sir Francis Bacon's Own Story - Full Ebook

English: Sir Francis Bacon
English: Sir Francis Bacon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sir Francis Bacon's Own Story - Free Book from Chuck Thompson

Learn more about the past that has dramatic impacts on both our present and our future.  The inside secrets of secret societies are shown full blown here.  And this is just the tip of the iceberg.  We give this ebook away on our Slideshare site.  Our slideshare site is one of the top sites on Slideshare today.  We have been informed that we are in the top 1 percent of all pages on slideshare.

2014 will prove to be another stellar year as well as we have so much more planned.  We expect to break our new present record and remain in the top 1 percent on slideshare and set a new tone for excellence.  Our commitment to history and education are proving to be what everyone is looking for.
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