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Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not go gentle into that good night. Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay, Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, And learn, too late, they grieve it on its way, Do not go gentle into that good night. Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay, Rage, rage against the dying of the light. ~~~~~~~~~ For, it ends in the blink of an eye. Carpe Diem (Seize the day)!

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Enjoy the beauty of wetness on this last Hump Day of Summer 2016

West Point on Lockdown Monday Morning

News reports said a suspicious vehicle passed through a security gate.

By Michael Woyton (Patch Staff) - September 19, 2016 10:14 am ET


WEST POINT, NY — The U.S. Military Academy is on lockdown Monday morning.

News 12 reported that the institution took the action after a suspicious vehicle went through a security gate.

The lockdown comes on the heels of explosive devices were detonated in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and Seaside Park, NJ, over the weekend.

Nearly 1,000 extra state police and national guard troops will be deployed in New York


New York's Governor says an explosion in a crowded Manhattan district does not appear to be linked to international terrorism. Sky's Hannah Thomas-Peter reports.


Nearly 1,000 extra state police and national guard troops will be deployed in New York as authorities vow to catch those behind a bomb attack in Manhattan.

When cats have a bad day


Eat your Spinach (or Kale) and volunteer to be a Host!


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Kickin' it for New Patlz!


Now all the other Mockingbirds will want snowshoes too.

A tiny mockingbird is on the road to recovery, thanks to experts at a wildlife center in California, US, who lent a helping hand.

Staff at the California Wildlife Center (CWC) came to the rescue of a cute Northern Mockingbird with a foot condition that made it difficult for it to perch or walk.

CWC wrote on their website: “She was unable to open her feet to stand or perch.

“This was causing the bird to have to stand on the tops of her toes which were curled under and causing her additional injury.

“CWC veterinary staff created ‘snowshoes’ for the mockingbird to retrain her feet to open and allow the injuries to her toes to heal.”

They added that the treatment was success and the mockingbird is now “snowshoe-free” and on the road to a complete recovery.
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