Pausa para um cafezinho — Sacudindo as ideias

A humanidade é incrível. A humanidade é maldosa. A humanidade é engraçada. E eu me insiro nela, mosaico que sou de virtudes e defeitos. Apesar de procurar a elevação espiritual através da moldagem de meus defeitos, não posso ouvir um buchicho que logo estendo minhas antenas. E quer lugar melhor para ouvir fofocas sobre o […]

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We remember Ray Charles (1930-2004) — TALK & OPINIONS BY SILVIO CANTO JR.

We remember Ray Charles, who was born in Florida on this day in 1930. He died in 2004. I did not know this about his life: Ray Charles was not born blind. In fact, it took almost seven years for him to lose his sight in its entirety. He had seven years […]

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天理・大和神社「紅しで踊り」

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dsc_0704-19dsc_0703-19戦艦大和の守護神として有名な天理・大和(おおやまと)神社。日本最古の神社とも記されていました。

戦艦大和の模型が展示室に多く並んでいました。

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dsc_0745-19dsc_0766-19秋の大祭で「紅しで踊り」が奉納されました。

江戸時代、干ばつに苦しむ農民が大和神社に雨乞いを行ったところ願いが成就して豊作となり、感謝の気持ちを踊りで奉納した「雨乞い満願踊り」が前身だそうです。

一時、途絶えたそうですがS30年代に女性だけで「紅

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dsc_0777-19鼓、鉦と唄に合わせて踊る素朴なものです(^_-)-☆

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Essay and Review

19th Century Modern

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It is time for a celebration! Another year has passed. 19th Century Modern has been around for a total of four years now. I started this blog on September 17th, 2012; the day after I turned 30. My! How so much of my life and this blog have changed! I am sharing many of the Yearly and All-Time Stats with you, Dear Readers. I will also include some backstory, insights, and musing below in my interpretation of the data. Look for special shout-outs and links as well.

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