Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Holocaust Remembrance Day


image source » April, 1945 - prisoners of Buchenwald, a few days after U.S troops liberated this concentration camp. Wiesel is on the second row from the bottom, seventh from the left.

Because I remember, I despair.
Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.

- Elie Wiesel -

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is the first universal commemoration in memory of the victims of The Holocaust. It was designated by the United Nations on 1st November 2005.

January 27 marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet troops in 1945.

The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2009 - photo gallery
© Los Angeles Times

Monday, January 26, 2009

Chinese CG:气韵生动

a fantastic computer animation in Chinese ink-painting style.

happyyyyyyy Ox !!!

traditional greeting
image source » traditional greeting for Chinese New Year

i was thinking to make a funny photo for today
but i am sooooooo sleepy,
i was playing peekaboo till 4 am ....
yesssssss, with Flora ;-))))))))))))))))))) see you !!!

happyyyyyyyyyyy Lunar New Year of the Ox !!!!


Lunar New Year: The Year of the Ox
photo gallery

© Los Angeles Times

Saturday, January 24, 2009

let's party ;-)))))))))))

let's party ;-)))))))))))))
© luisa brehm

it makes 4 weeks today i have a mom ;-))))))))))))))))))))
i still am a little wild but Lulu says she will domesticate me

in a month !!! helppppppp, she is a dragon and will do it for sure !!!!

let’s party ;-)))))))))))))))))))))

Thursday, January 22, 2009

'I can still read the writing on the wall'
Letter from Leonard Peltier
© Workers World

check out and Take action !!!!

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes
a revolutionary act.

- George Orwell -

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

a new day

Sunday, January 18, 2009

The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him.

- Václav Havel -

Friday, January 16, 2009

tribute 40 years later

Jan Palach
Palach-Zajic memorial
images source

on top: Jan Palach
below: Palach - Zajic memorial

humble tribute to Jan Palach and Jan Zajíc

Jan Palach awoke Czechoslovakia when he set himself on fire in January 16, 1969 to protest the Soviet invasion of his country.

February 25, 1969 - immolation of Jan Zajíc


i will never forget !!!!

more info:

» Evžen Plocek
» Ryszard Siwiec
» Palach memorial pages
© Radio Prague
» Prague Spring 1968

Thursday, January 15, 2009

MLK birthday

MLK
image source

I know that love is ultimately the only answer to mankind's problems. And I'm going to talk about it everywhere I go.

- Martin Luther King -
World Report 2009
© Human Rights Watch

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

first kissssssss

first kissssssss
© luisa brehm

it is my first kisssssssssss.
we are sooooo in love !!!!!

first selfportrait with Flora
Always go too far, because that's where you'll find the truth.

- Albert Camus -

look

look

miauuuuuurahauuuuuuuu my best look !!!
we are just wonderful, aren’t we ???


© luisa brehm

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

it's Flora time ;-))))))))

repairs ???

gosh, Lulu, you made repairs a time ago, didn’t you ???

ohhh la la

ohhh la la soooo many bikes !!! and there is too a biggggg bad
ugly cat in the corner, is it Schwarzenegger ???

Flora first visit to the balcony ;-))))))))))))))))))


© luisa brehm

what ???

what ???

what are you doing ???

taking photos in the very act ;-))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

© luisa brehm

Monday, January 12, 2009

Dance of Darkness - Ohno or "Ono"Excerpt



Kazuo Ohno

yes, the Master !!!

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Butoh Dance performance in Japan



Imre Thormann

always fascinated by Butoh Dance !!!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

There will be time, there will be time
To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet
There will be time to murder and create,
And time for all the works and days of hands,
That lift and drop a question on your plate;
Time for you and time for me,
And time yet for a hundred indecisions,
And for a hundred visions and revisions,
Before the taking of a toast and tea.

- T. S. Eliot -

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

look the little bird ;-)))))))

Ari
Bruno & Nika
Pop

i said we were all crazy about animals, see ???
it’s geneticccccccccccccccccc !!!

Ariana if she could would bring all animals home
and she is nuts about horses exactly like me ;-)))))))))))))))))
Bruno loves them too ohhhhhhhhhhh yeah !!! here he is with Nika,

their beloved dog, a female run faster ;-)))))))))))))))))
they have a duck as well, Pop, not to eat, pleeeeeeeeease !!!
looooooove you, Kidos !!!!

photos taken by João, the proud daddy.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

fly free

fly free
© luisa brehm
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

- Michelangelo -

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

magi day

magi day
© luisa brehm

because today is your day, little prince,
i give you the last magic star of the season
to bring lots of joy love peace success
and much more ;-))))))))))))))))

Happyyyyyyyy Birthday, João !!!
love you, brother !!! Adorooooooo-te !!!!

licksssssssssss from Flora

Monday, January 05, 2009

Each of us is put here in this time and this place to personally decide the future of humankind. Did you think you were put
here for something less?

- Chief Arvol Looking Horse -

Friday, January 02, 2009

ALF - Civil Disobedience



i love you, Folks !!!
keep on your amazing work !!!!
Call us violent, call us terrorists, call us thugs, call us anarchists. They're all used regularly. All we're doing is asking for change. We want people to stop using violence against animals.

- Keith Mann -
Animal Liberation Front

Keith Mann’s site

Thursday, January 01, 2009

Flora fans ;-)))))))))))

we spent a peaceful new year, Flora and i !!!
there was anything special on tv to see so we were playing a lot ....

cat and mouse hide and seek .... she was a little afraid of the fireworks but it was my turn to sing anyway.

hmmm Flora ??? well, her old name was Flor (flower in portuguese),

i already had a cat named like that, really don't know about the bad vibrations and .... look
Flora is the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, beautiful, yesssssssssss !!!
i’m sure we go create manyyyyyyy flowers this year !!! i took more photos, i take almost all days but this is not Flora blog ;-)))))))))))))

Toni is gone 4 years ago and
Flora is my new rebirth !!!!
and now, what a joy, Home is alive again !!!!
tomorrow ??? we go try fish ;-)))))))))))))))))

Hooppyyyyyyyyyyy New Year !!!!!