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Friday, January 01, 2021
  The Saudades Official Anthem


1992's Amy Grant opus, "I Will Remember You"
And for other things, other songs:

free music

da vida antiguamente
de tantas coisas perdidas
do tempo passado
do tempo perdido
do tempo que nunca voltara mais.

Sim, tenho saudades
de tanta coisa.

Saudades de ti.

Saudades de tudo.


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Thursday, December 31, 2020
  ~ Nostalgia ~

Times Past Will Never Return -
Memories Will Sustain Us, For A Time...
And Then...
We Will Find Solace In The Present Again ~
God Willing!

Les Regrets - A. Souchon


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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
  Time: Undetermined!

Because it is already over! 
Porque jà acabeu...!

Na verdade, eu não sei qual é, de verdade, a época que eu amo mais do que a outra...!

En vérité, je vous le dis: je ne sais pas à quelle époque je suis le plus attaché - ni à quel saint me vouer?

The fact of the matter is, I feel as though I am stuck in-between several times: just as I am caught in-between several cultures, languages, traditions...

What to do in this case?
What better than indulge in all of them and embrace them all equally?
That shall make me a quite unique Luciano all right: less boring than the norm, at least!
A true-blue Citizen of the World: Citizen Luce!
I aspire, truth be told, to become somewhat timeless... intemporal... as well!

For I cling on to the Golden Sixties with all my soul:

Am a child of the Seventies deep in my heart:

Lived through the Eighties, through my wits' end and beyond:

Matured in the Nineties, through trial and error:

Matured some more in the "Noughties" -and survived- as it should be:

And am now truly becoming a man of the 21st Century true and true (even though, sometimes, I feel like Buck Rogers did in the 25th - or is that Duck Dodgers in the whatever it is for that quack?)

Through all this, I can say that all the diversity of input that created this mish-mash, this maelstrom of sights and sounds in my head, has truly endowed me with quite the perspective here... It has given me that ol' luminous discernment that I talk about, here and elsewhere, throughout the TLB Prime Network!  I also call it something else: I've called it 20/20 Vision - with a capital "V" baby! Oui!

For, when one sticks around long enough, one sees through the smoke and mirrors, reads between the lines, discerns the truth that much better - and faster! One realizes how true old adages really are: yes, history does repeat itself. Even when they think they know their history and feel therefore unencumbered with the inevitable doom of repeating it: they will repeat it, in some brand-new novel way all of their own...! It is all the more reason to be fond of the past: after all, they made mistakes because they had never heard of those things before. What's our excuse...?

Sim, tenho sempre saudades do passado... E sempre vou ter!

Sempre Por O Melhor

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Is it the Angel Announcing The Apocalypse... yet?
Is it? IS IT?!?

Oh... Chag.

Soldier On... Sea Horses!

This one may be a sea wolf though...

It's reputed to be the 375th anniversary 
of the foundation of that island-colony 
called, fortuitously, ''Mont-Réal''

GIANTS come to town to celebrate it...!

This one jumped right into the river afterwards, 
in order to get away from this place...

What else is there to do...?!?

The 375th - and not much to show for it!

Some architecture worthy of note, maybe...

It's a bird, it's a plane... no, it's... a helicopter.
And it kept going - wouldn't land on ''Mont-Réal'' 
(my guess is: it kept going until Groenland!)

It is NOT worth singing about, that... colony, there! 
Not it is not - I'm telling you!!!

You wouldn't have heard DALIDA sing about it... ever!

Oops - it's NOT Dalida at all...!!!
This is the Dalida I remember:

And this is the sad, bad movie of her life 
that was still in theaters last month: 


I plan to - anything but Bell - or Videotrrrrrrron!!!

You want a cookie? 

A Marvel cookie...!
Nothing ooky...!!

This is what they are truly worth; 
nothing marvelous there - at all. 
And just to put things in their proper perspective, 
here is the retail value of their big brothers from the DWE 
(DWE: Disney World Empire)


That ''anniversary'' there is a ''nutso'' good excuse...!

The anniversary of a historical mistake 
that begat this crap, among many other pieces of it: 

Needless to blog, I do not miss TV - at all!

Now, this crap in a can gets advertised on TV 
(does it not?!?) 
I wonder if Jared Leto gets a cut...

The only good side of those ''mad energy'' so-called ''drinks'' 
- returning those cans can quickly add up!

But enough drinking - the Chag Angel might turn up to be real 
and, so, it's time to repent quick - and do penance!

Now there's an anniversary worth commemorating...

... not that...!

... prefero falar com Deus...
(como a priminha!)

Drats! I'm parched... again!

Got those urges to be creative too - again! 

Let us take the plunge...!!!

So glad to see I am not the only one 
afflicted by that nerdy brand of nostalgia...!

Let's drink to that! 

A drinking problemo... moi?

No way!

Songs like these are a surefire, bonafide sign that the end is near...
no doubt. (Right, Gwen? Ask him - whatsisname again - your cowboy!)

Cowboy must be hailing from these old stomping grounds...

Now those sure do look like apocalyptic skies to me...!!!
(((As seen on Facebook!!!)))

Time to wake up and smell the coffee...!

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