Culture

Welcome 2 America

Submitted by ub on Sun, 04/11/2021 - 21:28
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Prince’s life ended too short but his vision and music appears to live on for years to come. He died of an overdose an early age of 57.

Prince Rogers Nelson was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, dancer, actor, and director, who was widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation.

Meat The Beatles

Submitted by ub on Sat, 04/10/2021 - 21:57
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It has been said that 51 years ago, Paul McCartney officially announced the separation of The Beatles. Since then all their fans say The Beatles gave us the ultimate tracks.

I have never believed that you have to be either a Rolling Stones fan or prefer The Beatles, this video came to me by chance. I don't remember how or why, but I was inspired by Lennon's confidence knowing he was a genius and knowing that everything he did is great.

NYC Cherry Blossoms
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ub Wed, 03/31/2021 - 12:42

The good news is that Spring Equinox started on March 20th, but in NYC it's now Spring because Cherry 🌸 Blossoms have started blooming. The bad news is that Japan is experiencing the earliest cherry blossom bloom in 1,200 years. Experts point to global climate change as the cause. Gorgeous, but depressing! 

❤️ LOVE 💗
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ub Sun, 03/21/2021 - 08:23

Before we can love anyone else, we must first learn to love ourselves and try to be the best human being we can possibly be.

It happens to be the most powerful emotion. Love also occurs when you get that feeling from someone else. The butterflies in your stomach, knowing that someone else cares for you almost as much as you do.

One of the most common issues in relationships is the communication barrier. Everyone experiences love differently, and it’s easy to miss the mark when it comes to showing that you care.

Missing Hugging
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ub Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:25

Does anyone else miss hugs as we do? Will we be able to return to the age-old practice of shaking hands, hugging, and kissing?

I don't really know about you, but I do miss hugging my kids, friends, but most of all I miss hugging my children's children. See Sabrina and Olivia above!

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/13/2021 - 20:29
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Most men, including me, have grown facial hair once or twice and for different personal reasons. As a boy, I saw Marti and Castro.

However, according to published reports, facial hair isn’t a functional physical human trait in the way we thought it was for many years. It’s only ornamental and one worn for various reasons.

Not Giving Up My OBE
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ub Tue, 03/09/2021 - 14:31

Brits and Americans are divided by attitudes toward the House of Windsor. Why are there different reactions to Harry and Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview? What is the attraction to learn about The Royals who're among the most dysfunctional families on earth?

TV Trailblazers

Submitted by ub on Thu, 02/18/2021 - 11:40
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If I asked you to tell me your race, what would you say? How about if I asked you for your ethnicity? What about your nationality?

How are these concepts different from each other? When you think about your answers, are the groups you fit into considered a 'majority' or a 'minority' in your country and culture? Throughout the history of humanity, people have put a value on these categories and made meaning out of them. Here are two female minority trailblazers who are not often recognized in the media.

RIP Johnny Pacheco

Submitted by ub on Tue, 02/16/2021 - 11:41
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Juan Azarías Pacheco Knipping, known as Johnny Pacheco, was a Dominican musician, arranger, composer, bandleader, and record producer.

Pacheco became one of the leading exponents of a new dance fad at the time called the pachanga, a blend of Cuban rhythms and merengue, that propelled him to worldwide notoriety and founder of The Fania All-Stars.

Love Your Neighbor
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ub Sun, 02/14/2021 - 02:57

City Images condemns all incidents of human violence across this entire world, no matter where or who they look like.

The recent attacks are a part of a disturbing trend of harassment and violence targeting not only the elderly but also African Americans, Asian Americans, Muslim Americans, Hispanic Americans and any other targeted groups exacerbated by xenophobia and discrimination.