Being ordinary.

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

I had a nightmare:

    all people became famous,
    all people became very successful,
    all people became very rich,
    all people reached their goals and …
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NONE OF THEM WAS HAPPY!
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 I took a cold shower, then turned on my PC and found two quotes below:
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“Do not ask your children
to strive for extraordinary lives.
Such striving may seem admirable,
but it is the way of foolishness.
Help them instead to find the wonder
and the marvel of an ordinary life.
Show them the joy of tasting
tomatoes, apples and pears.
Show them how to cry
when pets and people die.
Show them the infinite pleasure
in the touch of a hand.
And make the ordinary come alive for them.
The extraordinary will take care of itself.”
― William Martin
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“And while it takes courage to…

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“You’re Never Too Old to Dream a New Dream” – By Carmelene Melanie Siani

Kindness Blog

Nobody hitchhikes anymore, I thought as I drove by him.

Particularly nobody that age.  

He had on one of those old square cut baseball caps with the mesh sides, a thin, faded t-shirt and pants that were held up over his Buddha belly by suspenders. On his feet were a beat up pair of old cowboy boots and hanging from his shoulder was a canvas bag of some sort. To top it all off he was leaning on a cane.
 
But there he stood, his free arm stretched straight out in front of him, thumb raised as if to say,

“You better believe it, this old man wants a ride.”

It was 100+ degrees out. I couldn’t leave him there.  I made a u-turn and went back to get him.

 Turned out, the old hitchhiker was 86-years-old, his daughter had taken his car keys away from him…

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Adrian Păunescu – Vagabonzi pe plaiul mioritic

“Pierdem vremea în minciuni savante și în explicații de doi bani,
Nu a mai venit normalizarea de atâția si atâția ani!
Mama ei de viață păcălită, tatăl ei de obicei prostesc,
Ne-am pierdut treptat năravul muncii, nici nepoții nu-l mai regăsesc.
Libertatea ne-a plăcut ca drogul, dar am câștigat în loc de frâu-
Libertatea de-a muri de foame, într-o țară cu potop de grâu.
Ronțăim concepte generale, lașității noastre îi spunem tact
Am ajuns să facem totul invers, râdem tragic și iubim abstract.
Numai ierarhia mai contează, meritul nu are nici un preț
Oștie, ocupație sunt banii
Lașii îl fac de râs pe îndrăzneț.
A ieșit mulțimea pe șosele, cu pancarde, după port sărac
România- țară de vânzare sau măcar de închiriat pe un veac.
În maternități ni se nasc genii, care în decorul ce-l avem
N-or să se împlinească niciodată, căci ratarea e pe aici refren.
Muzica, pictura, poezia, ni se adresează indigest
Și narcotizați de atâta moarte, suntem cel mai trist popor din est!
Vagabonzi pe plaiul mioritic, am aflat un paradox infect

Că pe aici prin Dacia ferice, calitatea însăși e-un defect.

Ne tot plângem de atâta vreme că de loc nu ne putem uni
Și între timp producem dezunire,
Fiecare în fiecare zi.
Demnitatea a ajuns o cârpă între sutiene și chiloți
Și e frig și cald, ca niciodată, răstigniți între extreme toți,
Regresăm cu maximă viteză, și de viitor n-avem habar
În comuna noastra primitivă, o gorilă ne va fi primar!
S-au născut, și zi de zi prosperă, rozătorii tari din strămoși,
Hoții dobândesc în viață ranguri
Zboară vulturi, surzi cu ochii scoși.
Asta ni-i porecla potrivită, o purtăm la bine și la rău,
Vagabonzi pe plaiul mioritic,
Cei mai triști orfani de Dumnezeu.”

 

 

 

 

Sunday 2 : what I know you need also to know for better tomorrow.

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Today’s topic : How can we stop pollution ?

What do you do to pollute everyday the environment? Throwing, littering , smoking, draining chemicals and wasting etc .these all are easy to reply the Question . Pollution , now a days we hear it too much everyday other day read about it in newspapers , magazines and journals but do not think how can we prevent it . Stop it for next generations . Because we pollute our environment by not easy throwing , not by littering but only by spiteful mind we create thinking not good .Tell me how it is possible to clean and green environment with our disgusting views and speaks. Take action , do good, think good and at time eat good .

Now If we contribute like this to increase every day pollution the whole world will eventually be disgusting more than a pathetic place…

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Fagaras and Beyond Day 3 – Transfagarasan Highway

Experience Romania

I already mentioned the Fagaras Mountains: I grew up with them looming in the distance, they are just south of the town of Fagaras, we drove parallel to them on our way to Sibiu and Alba Iulia. Now it’s time to take a closer look. We’ve come to my favourite day of our trip Fagaras and Beyond: Day 3 – the day we took to the mountains. Not by foot, but by car, climbing the Transfagarasan Highway, which, as the name implies, crosses the Fagaras Mountains – North/South for a distance of 90km (60 miles). It reaches the altitude of 2,034 meters (almost 6,700 feet), being the second highest road in Romania (Transalpina is the first) but arguably the most impressive.

The Transfagarasan Highway has gotten some international publicity. For example, Top Gear filmed there, racing some of the world’s best cars on one of the world’s best roads. There…

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A Glance at Romania, Land Of Historic Architecture And Museum

A Mixture Of Periodicals

Positioned halfway between the Equator and the North Pole, Romania is the 12th largest country in the South-Eastern Europe. Many think since the country once under Soviet rule or former Eastern bloc country, there is nothing interesting there to watch or speak about. That is misleading. Romania is one of the most beautiful places in Eastern Europe, attracting mass tourism and welcoming people from all walks of life.

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Romanian has wonderful tales which have generated curiosity globally. Firstly, the tales of the supernatural which had been circulating in Romanian folklore for centuries and secondly the legend stories Romania is enveloped. There is a traditional story over how the city of Bucharest was founded on the banks of the Dambovita River by a shepherd named Bucur, which literately means “joy.”

His amazing skills and mastery in playing the flute won the heart of many people and again his hearty wine from nearby vineyards beloved him…

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Why Many Fear The Dead When They Can’t Harm Us?

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Image 2Death is inevitable. It happens to everyone, without taking race, gender, age, religion, or status into consideration. Death is an enemy which has conquered and keeps on conquering, taking away the happiness of everyone when it strikes. “For the living knows that they will die; but the dead know nothing, their love, their hatred, and their envy have now perished,” says the Bible at (Ecclesiastes 9:5)

Paranormal stories reveal the existence of restless spirits or ghosts, haunting places of abode and people, but I haven’t heard of a dead body harming anyone. Why then most people fear a dead body? The only way to determine if the dead can harm someone is to sleep at a graveyard till morning or stay with a dead body in a room alone. Believe me; you will have a peaceful union with the dead body than taking the risk to pass through a violent…

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