Some interesting stories with today’s interesting words
Some ancient Greek pottery terminology today. Pretty interesting how they found out these things to make their pottery art.
One of the styles of painting on antique Greek vases that leaves black figures (after oxygen withdrawn in kiln)
One of the styles of painting on antique Greek vases that leaves red figures (after oxygen added in kiln after it was withdrawn to create black-figures)
Convert (something) into glass or a glasslike substance, typically by exposure to heat
Today is Black Friday for crazy shopping in North America. To protest and counter that, people came up with Buy Nothing Day, but might well turn around to buy something throughout the weekend that now has extended to Cyber Monday. Buying nothing for one day but buying the same net amount later is like delayed hypocrisy. Buy Nothing Day has its merits, but it’s not practical for a lot of people who might be able to save money on something they really need. Buy Nothing Day is a lot more affordable for the wealthy than the less wealthy.
As an alternative to Buy Nothing Day, try what I thought of and practiced this year. It’s something much more practical that I call Net Negative Day. The principle is simple.
I’ve been needing some tennis shorts in playing tennis much more often this year, so I made another pair this past weekend.
These posts are for music I first heard in 2014 which I love and want to share. This one is just super! Great story, great groove, great tune to sing to. I don’t know why it’s not more popular and frequently played! Great video, too!
I just LOVE it! I can even shadow box dance to it, lol!
There are other videos with just the music, and not video and audio clips of Ali but not as fun, in my opinion. That’s the stuff that inspired this song!