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THIS DAY IN HISTORYNative Americans Used Fire to Protect and Cultivate Land - HISTORY
Documents Reveal That Dirty Money Dominates(Michael Nagle via Getty Images)On Monday, the world got its first glimpse into more than 2,000 government-sensitive banking documents that detail the movement of $2 trillion in dirty money between international crime organizations and some of the world’s largest banks. The report — compiled by Buzzfeed News and the International … Continue reading VIA PNUTS NEWSLETTER – IN A NUTSHELL- MUST READ
You Can Stop A Clock, But Time Will Tick On. Experiences Are Everywhere. Like Learning From An Echo. A Giant Among Ants. That's Swimming Against The Tides.
The U.S. government gave Indiana University $1 million to study memes.
1. Bake cookies and deliver them to the local fire or police station.2. Donate to a Go Fund Me page to help someone going through life's challenges.3. Give someone a hug4. Send cards with beautiful messages to anonymous people. Give someone a chocolate heart… just because5. When it’s hot out, leave water or Gatorade for … Continue reading Random Acts of kindness
1. Give money to a street performer2. Offer to cook for a friend or family member3. Send “happy mail” to a sick child.4. Vacuum the floor for your roommate.5. Volunteer at a department of corrections or juvenile hal
WORD OF THE DAY HavenHAY-vənPart of speech: nounOrigin: Old English, pre-12th century 1A place of safety or refuge.2An inlet providing shelter for ships or boats; a harbor or small port. Examples of Haven in a sentence "I know that I will always have a haven at my grandmother's house." "We need to reach the haven before the storm hits."
Stepping On Land Again. Devil's Grin. Living Like A Bear In Winter. Small Bites, Small Delights. Fighting A Lion With A Steak.
There is a punctuation mark used to signify irony or sarcasm that looks like a backwards question mark ⸮
1. Drop coins on the sidewalk for someone else to find.2. Have a bake sale or fundraiser and donate all the earnings to a local charity.3. Let your friend vent and listen to her problems.4. Put trash cans away for parents/neighbors5. Take a minute to direct someone who is lost, even though you're rushing.
“Keep this thought handy when you feel a fit of rage coming on—it isn’t manly to be enraged. Rather, gentleness and civility are more human, and therefore manlier. A real man doesn’t give way to anger and discontent, and such a person has strength, courage, and endurance—unlike the angry and complaining. The nearer a man … Continue reading A Stoic Response to Anger
WORD OF THE DAY Astrolatryə-STRAH-lə-treePart of speech: nounOrigin: English, late 17th century 1The worship of stars and other celestial objects. Examples of Astrolatry in a sentence "My grandmother believed in astrolatry so much that she named all of her children after stars." "There's more to astrolatry than just following the phases of the moon."
Rose Kennedy"More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause."via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2Nw7xqW September 15, 2020 at 10:57AMvia RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/rose-kennedy-quotesJohn Irving"If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it."via Today's Quote https://ift.tt/2Ia4dhr September 16, 2020 at 10:57AMvia RSS Feed https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/john-irving-quotesPaul Tournier"Sooner or later, … Continue reading Quotes of the week
You Do Not Need This You want it, don’t you? That “I told you so.” That “Thank You.” That recognition for being first, or being better, or being different. You want credit. You want gratitude. You want the acknowledgement for the good you’ve done, for the weight that you carry. What you want is what … Continue reading You Do Not Need This – THE THIRD THING!
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“Fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.”“I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.”— Ruth Bader … Continue reading seasoned nuts quotable