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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

August is National Water Quality Month

National Water Quality Month is an annual designation observed in August.


Make an effort to keep your water sources clean. Using non-toxic house products, not dumping things other than water down storm drains, and not flushing medication down the toilet or sink are just a few things you can do to keep the water in your area clean. Post on social media using #WaterQualityMonth to encourage others to do so as well.
August is National Water Quality Month
National Water Quality Month reminds us to take a long, hard look at what your household and community are doing to protect sources of fresh water.

Water sustains all life. Entire ecosystems depend on it for their survival.
The United Nations has declared 2005-2015 an International Decade for Action "Water for Life" in order to emphasize the importance of water quality as it relates to sanitation, human rights, geography, urbanization and sustainability.

It has identified eutrophication, or the incidence of high-nutrient concentrations - phosphorus and nitrogen - as the most widespread water quality problem globally. The way people manage wastewater from cities, farms and industrial sites contributes to this phenomenon, which contributes to water pollution everywhere.

August is National Water Quality Month in the United States.
Emphasizing how interlinked water systems are, the Audobon Society points to the dangers of runoff from agriculture, forestry, construction and people's personal yards:
"Each individual household may not produce enough pollution to force a beach closing or cause a fish kill, but the combined output of all the homes in a community can be severe. And, consider that about half of the U.S. population lives within 50 miles of a coastline where runoff flows quickly to the ocean. This is why watershed protection — attention not only to the body of water but the area that drains into it — is important."
The Environmental Protection Agency, which reports that 40 percent of the nations waterways suffer water quality problems, has a detailed watershed database, which allows users to locate which watershed they live in and learn about how polluted it is and what actions they can take to protect their regional water quality.
Clean Water Action offers a succinct but thorough factsheet on what individuals and families can do to prevent water pollution from their homes, including:
  • not using antibacterial soaps or cleaning products
  • not flushing unwanted or out-of-date medications down the toilet or drain
  • not putting anything but water down storm drains
  • fixing leaks that drop from cars and putting liners in driveways to collect oil and other materials
  • avoiding using pesticides or chemical fertilizers
  • choosing nontoxic household products when possible
  • picking up after pets
  • not paving properties


    Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    National Eye Exam Month – August

    National Eye Exam Month

    National Eye Exam Month is an annual designation observed in August.
    Set up an eye exam. It is important to make sure that your eyes are in good condition. Post on social media using #NationalEyeExamMonth to spread the word.
    National Eye Exam Month was founded in 1989 by Sears Optical.

    Tino Rossi ♫ Marinella Marinella (Film) ♪♪

    Musique: Vincent SCOTTO
    ♫ ♪
    - Tino ROSSI
    - Yvette LEBON
    - Jeanne FUSIER-GIR
    ♪ ♫
    Tino, un jeune décorateur, devient vedette après avoir remplacé au pied levé un chanteur malade. Il s'éprend d'une dactylo qui devient elle aussi vedette sans que Tino le sache, car elle est la mystérieuse chanteuse masquée. Ils se dupent gentiment mais finissent par s'entendre et par se marier.
    ♪ ♫ ♪
    1- Marinella
    2- Laissez-Moi Vous Aimer
    3- Tchi-Tchi
    4- Pour T'avoir Au Clair De Lune
    5- L'amour Est Un Petit Jeu


    Tino Rossi
    Laissez-moi Vous Aimer
    Laissez-moi Vous Aimer
    1936 (Film)
    Tino Rossi
    O Catalinetta bella! Tchi-tchi - 1936
    Tino Rossi
    Pour t'avoir au clair de Lune - 1935

    Cette chanson est tirée du documentaire "Marseille" sorti en salles en 1935. Elle est reprise dans le 1er grand film de Tino Rossi, "Marinella", en 1936. 
    L'amour Est Un Petit Jeu

    ♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫♪♪  ♫♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫♪♪  ♫
     Tino Rossi
    ♪ Laissez-moi Vous Aimer ♪
    Paroles ♪ Lyrics
     ♪ Laissez-moi Vous Aimer ♪

    Je sais qu'au fond c'est un rêve insensé
    Mais de vous je ne puis me passer
    Le jour la nuit lorsque mon cœur est las
    C'est vers vous que je tends les bras

    Laissez-moi vous aimer
    Ne serait-ce qu'un soir
    Offrez-moi un instant cet instant
    Que j'attends sans espoir
    Quand je suis près de vous
    Tout mon être est charmé
    Qu'importe l'avenir
    Si je dois en souffrir

    Laissez-moi vous aimer
    Un soir d'amour
    Rien qu'un soir près de vous
    C'est mon désir le plus fou

    Pour exprimer tout ce que je ressens
    Aucun mot n'est assez caressant
    Pour vous chérir pas un cœur ne contient
    Autant de ferveur que le mien

    ♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫♪♪  ♫♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫ ♪♪  ♫♪♪  ♫

    Sunday, August 27, 2017

    Angelique Kidjo ♫ Petite Fleur ♪ Ne me Quitte Pas ♪ ♫

    Angelique Kidjo
    Petite Fleur

    The songs on Angelique Kidjo's new album "Oyo",embrace rhythm & blues, soul music, jazz,and Beninese melodies,as well as four of her own original works. Featuring her unique interpretations of songs from artists as diverse as James Brown, Otis Redding, Miriam Makeba, and Santana and including guests John Legend, Bono, Roy Hargrove and Dianne Reeves. Oyo is a truly diverse collection reflecting the music that inspired Angelique growing up. avavailable on iTunes, Amazon and everywhere music is sold today.
    Angelique Kidjo
    Ne me Quitte Pas

    Saturday, August 26, 2017

    V-A-C-A--T-I-O-N = Vive les Vacances et la Retraite !!
    Connie Francis
    In The Summertime
    Mungo Jerry


    Septembre est là,
                                       l'été s'en va...
    . Acropolis Adieu
    Mireille Mathieu