|Carol H Tucker|
Passionate about knowledge management and organizational development, expert in loan servicing, virtual world denizen and community facilitator, and a DISNEY fan
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Be warned:in this very rich environment where you can immerse yourself so completely, your emotions will become engaged -- and not everyone is cognizant of that. Among the many excellent features of SL, there is no auto-return on hearts, so be wary of where your's wanders...
(¸.·´ (¸.·`¤"If you will practice being fictional for awhile, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats." -- Richard Bach
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Today is the 2nd day of the 17th week, the 23rd day of the 4th month, the 113th day of 2018, and:
On this day in ...
- English Language Day
- English Muffin Day
- German Beer Day
- Impossible Astronaut Day -- Beware of the Silence
- International Nose Picking Day
- International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day – declared back in 2007 The movement was a strong disagreement with Howard V. Hendrix's [vice president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America] open criticism of professional authors who released their works online for free and the day was created by Canadian author Jo Walton
- Lovers' Day
- Movie Theater Day
- National Cherry Cheesecake Day
- National Lost Dog Awareness Day
- National Picnic Day
- National Zucchini Bread Day
- Saint George's Day -- celebrate with anything English including morris dancing and Punch and Judy shows
- Slay a Dragon Day
- Spanish Language Day
- Take a Chance Day
- Talk Like Shakespeare Day – the English actor, playwright, and poet died in 1616 at the age of 52
- World Book Night
- World Book and Copyright Day
- World Book & Copyright Day
- World Laboratory Day
1348 – The founding of the Order of the Garter by King Edward III is announced on St. George's Day.
1635 – The first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School, is founded in Boston.
1914 – First baseball game at Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, in Chicago.
1954 - Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Aaron's career total is second only to Barry Bonds.)
1967 – Soyuz 1 (Russian: Союз 1, Union 1) a manned spaceflight carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov is launched into orbit.
1985 – Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in less than three months.
2005 – Co-founder Jawed Karim [Jawed] uploaded the first video to YouTube.com, titled "Me at the zoo"
How do we identify ourselves as male or female? I’m not talking about what drives attractiveness – whether or not a woman can feel sexy without pretty hair or good boobs -- but what actually defines one as male or female. When I had my hysterectomy back in the ‘90s, I was quietly informed by a co-worker that there were some men would not consider me a woman without a uterus and fallopian tubes. That didn’t change how I see myself In today’s story about a penile transfer, it is clear this man does not consider himself masculine without his equipment. So without the reproductive organs, am I and this vet actually eunuchs of some sort, neuters? Given that a person’s sex is as much a social construct as a biological one, I’m not sure about that…
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