October 1944 (4)

Pacific Paratrooper

USS Samuel B. Roberts USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413)

Halsey was battling Ozawa’s Decoy Force at Cape Engaño where the last surviving Japanese ship from the Pearl Harbor attacks, IJN Zuikaku was ablaze and abandoned.  The Chitose was dead in the water.  Commander Hathaway’s USS Heerman was badly damaged, along with the Hoel, Johnston and Samuel B. Roberts.

IJN Chikuma IJN Chikuma

When Halsey retreated south, the remaining ships had planes out that proceeded to hit the IJN Chikuma and Chokai before they too retreated.  The Zuikaku sank and hour later the Zuiha succumbed, followed by the Chiyoda.

In less than 7 hours ____

At 0750, escort carrier GAMBIER BAY, dead in water, is continually hit by 8-inch shells, set afire and floods.

IJN Chokai IJN Chokai

At 0805, CruDiv 4’s CHOKAI, hit and set afire by numerous bombs from KITKUN BAY’s aircraft, goes dead in the water. At 0807, GAMBIER BAY, capsizes and sinks.

At 0814, Vice…

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My 2017 Europe Itinerary: Inspired By Game Of Thrones Destinations

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This summer, ‘Winter is coming’. Yes, you guessed it right! We are planning a Euro trip in May 2017 and it is inspired by ‘Game of Thrones’ destinations.

Europe has always been our favourite travel destination. We went to Greece for our honeymoon and Paris- Switzerland for our 1st marriage anniversary. Now that we have already started short listing locations for our 2ndmarriage anniversary, we wanted to do something different.

Having read all the 5 books of ‘A Songs of Ice and Fire’ series and watched the TV series umpteen number of times, we are die-hard GOT fan. This time we are going to travel to some of the most beautiful Game of Thrones destinations.

We have shortlisted 4 countries – Northern Ireland, Croatia, Spain and Morocco. We skipped Scotland and Iceland due to budget and time constraints.

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Northern Ireland (3 days)

  • Hollow Hill – Belmore…

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100% hand made card 

Minion Head with a human brain

Yesterday I was going through all the gifts and cards that I have received this year.No, could.I  don’t get fancy presents on regular basis.I could.Well, who doesn’t Haha!! But yes since this year is about to end I wanted to take a sneak peek into the past and have a look at them.

One such gift (card to be precise)caught my attention was this beautiful card gifted to me on my bday this year by my didi many many months back.

Here in India usually we don’t refer our elder siblings/cousins/neighbors with their first names.This is taught in almost all the Indian households since a child is born literally.Many little siblings do not care to listen hence address one another with their first names or all sorts of stupid names on earth and then there are siblings like me who follow their parent’s guidelines thoroughly and address them with didi/…

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Why Trump’s Attack on a California Railroad Should Trouble You

CHANCES ARE, YOU ignore the federal budgetary process. If the esoteric language and shifting deadlines don’t drive you away, the decades-long timelines and internecine politics will. So it’s understandable you didn’t dig up the details when, last week, the Wired MagazineFederal Transit Administration delayed a $637 million grant for Caltrain, the San Francisco Bay Area’s commuter rail system.
You should have, even if you’re not one of Caltrain’s 60,200 daily riders, or don’t live in the region, or even the state. By delaying this particular grant—which would electrify Caltrain’s rails, so trains can ditch diesel—the Trump Administration didn’t just deal a temporary blow to the health and economy of the Bay Area. It may have launched the opening salvo in what could be a war against public transit, with national consequences.

See full article in Wired Magazine

Manual mode or Autopilot mode

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How often do we :

  • Action  without thinking  and no rationalization behind our actions ?
  • Gct on something without thinking then we regret our decision ?
  • Get home from work and we simply switch off ( going on autopilot ) and do things without logic  ?
  • Find ourselves that time is flying away like crazy and we feel like we haven’t done anything ?

If you found yourself answering yes  or  often  to any of these questions then this is a good time to work on it  .

The autopilot mode prohibits evolution and  promotes comfort , the ordinary or instant gratification . Routine and food  , media  are the main influences for you to fall into autopilot .

There are millions of people in this planet who believe this is a normal state of mind and do not fight to get out of it . Switching to manual implies…

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Internet Marketing And Online Advertising

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Internet marketing plans have actually been around because the development and also development of worldwide network. As Web websites have actually been developed in an on-line business aimed at increasing revenue for conventional physical business, it is important and appeal of Internet marketing has come to be a dominant force in the market, and also email marketing is an important component for effective online marketing portfolio.

Email marketing device in your general online and also offline marketing portfolio. Email marketing allows you to disperse details regarding your business’s service or products to thousands of receivers with a click of the computer mouse key. To be reasonable, if you intend to effectively and also anti-spam project, it will certainly take some planning, design as well as company to offer e-mail marketing projects are optimized to accomplish success. Email marketing is, of course, the restricted dimension of the advertising and marketing budget…

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