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Monday, December 31, 2012

Snow covered area with birds and animals

Jussaro and Houtskari - The Island located in Finland

Vaski, Laajasalo Oil Harbour & Kulosaari - The Island located in Finland

Hailuoto, Bengtskar Light House & Grahara Harmaja - The Island located in Finland

Aland The Island located in Finland

Jurmos The Island located in Finland

Market Lighthouse, Uto and Tammisalo The Island located in Finland

Pihlajasaari The Island located in Finland

Reposaari The Island located in Finland

Ukonkivi The Island located in Finland

Suomenlinna Aerial The Island located in Finland

Seili Hospital The Island located in Finland

Ruissalo the Island located in Finland

Seurasaari the Island located in Finland

Wish you a Wonderful Happy New Year 2013

December 31 - The Day in History - What Happend

December 31 : General Interest
1999: Panama Canal turned over to Panama

InOn this day in 1999, the United States, in accordance with the Torrijos-Carter Treaties, officially hands over control of the Panama Canal, putting the strategic waterway into Panamanian hands for the first time... read more

American Revolution
1775 : Patriots are defeated at Quebec

1927 : Henry Ford publishes the last issue of the Dearborn Independent

Civil War
1862 : Confederate General Forrest escapes capture at Parker's Crossroads

Cold War
1978 : United States ends official relations with Nationalist China

1984 : Subway vigilante turns himself in

1972 : Baseball star dies in plane crash

General Interest
1600 : Charter granted to the East India Company
1775 : Patriots defeated at Quebec
1879 : Edison demonstrates incandescent light
1968 : Soviets test supersonic airliner

1937 : Anthony Hopkins born

1972 : Pete Hamill quits drinking

1985 : Rick Nelson dies in a plane crash

Old West
1943 : John Denver born in New Mexico

1961 : Kennedy and Khrushchev exchange holiday greetings

1972 : Plane carrying Roberto Clemente crashes

Vietnam War
1968 : Bloodiest year of the war ends
1971 : U.S. annual casualty figures down
1972 : U.S. and communist negotiators prepare to return to the Paris talks

World War I
1880 : American general and diplomat George C. Marshall is born

World War II
1944 : Hungary declares war on Germany

Peace Quotes

"The Earth does not belong to man; man belongs to Earth.
Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it.
Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself."
~Chief Seattle~

"Nonviolence is absolute respect for each human being."
~Adolpho Perez Esquival~

"I do not want the peace that passeth understanding.
I want the understanding which bringeth peace." 
~Helen Keller~

"The best preparedness is the one that disarms the
hostility of other nations and makes friends of them."
~Helen Keller~

"It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they
need and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber."

"The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center.
So does a person."
~Norman Vincent Peale~

"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived,
but if faced with courage doesn’t need to be lived again."
~Maya Angelou~

"When you find peace within yourself, you become the
kind of person who can live at peace with others."
~Mildred Norman Ryder~

"If you want to make peace, you don't talk
to your friends. You talk to your enemies."
~Moshe Dayan (1915-1981)~

"You can't separate peace from freedom because
no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom."
~Malcolm X~

"Peace cannot be kept by force.
It can only be achieved by understanding."
~Albert Einstein~ 

"Those who have an interest in keeping the machinery
of war going will stop at nothing to make public
opinion subservient to their murderous ends."
~Albert Einstein~

"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power.
We have guided missiles and misguided men."
~Martin Luther King, Jr.~

"The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a
descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks
to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it."
~Martin Luther King, Jr.~

"Five enemies of peace inhabit us - avarice, ambition,
envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished,
we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace."
~Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374)~

"Peace-making is a healing process and it
begins with me, but it does not end there."
~Gene Knudsen Hoffman~

"The greatest threat to our world and its peace comes from those
who want war, who prepare for it, and who, by holding out vague
promises of future peace or by instilling fear of foreign
aggression, try to make us accomplices to their plans."
~Hermann Hesse~

"We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace
the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace."
~William Gladstone~

"When will our consciences grow so tender that we will
act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?"
~Eleanor Roosevelt~ 

"Human history becomes more and more
a race between education and catastrophe."
~H. G. Wells~

"They have always taught and trained you to believe it to be
your patriotic duty to go to war and to have yourselves
slaughtered at their command. But in all the history of
the world you, the people, have never had a voice in
declaring war, and strange as it certainly appears, no war
by any nation in any age has ever been declared by the people."
~Eugene V. Debs~

Google - Amazing pictures of Google Office

Mother and Child Love

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