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How to help Natural Disaster Victims

Moon Phases 

2018–19 NHL season - Wikipedia 
October 3, 2018, and will end on April 6, 2019
Official Site of the National Hockey League NHL.com

2018–19 NBA season - Wikipedia 
October 16, 2018, and end on April 10, 2019

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How To Help Victims Of The Camp Fire « CBS Sacramento

2019 Daytona 500 - Wikipedia  Feb. 17, 2019, Daytona Beach, Florida
2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Schedule NASCAR.com

Latest Minneapolis & St. Paul News and Events | City Pages 


MLSsoccer.com
Major League Soccer - Wikipedia  MLS 

Home: BirdCast
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Birds 

May-June Roland-Garros Tennis Tournament  (French Open, Tennis Grand Slam)

This month, it’s Graduation time, and there are Commencements and Graduation Parties (Usually in May for Colleges and in June for High Schools)  Our graduation page -  Letter 2 | Graduation photos & videos  

Stanley Cup (NHL) Final    Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues: 3 - 4
Stanley Cup Playoffs NHL.com
2019 Stanley Cup Finals - Wikipedia
Game 7    Wed., June 12, 2019 
St. Louis Blues win Stanley Cup, defeating Boston Bruins - CNN  June 12, 2019
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NBA Finals 2019     Golden State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors Game 6 - Full Game Highlights 2019 Finals FreeDawkins - YouTube
Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win NBA finals – live! Sport The Guardian
NBA Finals 2019     Golden State Warriors  vs. Toronto Raptors: 2 - 4
The official site of the NBA - NBA.com
2019 NBA Playoffs - NBA.com
Game 6  Thurs, June 13, 2019
Sports  2019  |  Canada 

FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ - Matches - FIFA.com
2019 FIFA Women's World Cup - Wikipedia

2019 Championship | KPMG Women’s PGA Championship  June 18 - 23, 2019, Chaska, Minnesota

June 21, 2019    夏至:夏の始まり  Summer Solstice   Letter 70レター 70  Summer Begins in North Hemisphere

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series | Official Site Of NASCAR  Standings


 

15600 190624  Tom Cruise raises eyebrows in “Today” show interview - HISTORY  June 24, 2005
Tom Cruise's Heated Interview With Matt Lauer Archives TODAY - YouTube
Tom Cruise - IMDb
Tom Cruise - Wikipedia  July 3, 1962, an American actor and producer. 

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America

15598 190623  Top 10 Cities that Have Produced The Greatest Musical Acts - YouTube
"Hmmm... Liverpool?, Detroit?"
Music


15597 190623  Top 10 Music Festivals Around the World Worth Traveling To - YouTube
TOP 10 MUSIC FESTIVALS in the USA 2019 - YouTube
Music

15596 190623  Top 10 Influential Jazz Musicians - YouTube
Music  | 
Twin Cities Jazz Festival

15595 190623  "Yesterday evening, we attended the 21st Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival, St. Paul, Minnesota."
June 22, 2019 
Schedules Archive - Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Hiway Federal Credit Union Mainstage in Mears Park, St. Paul, Minnesota.
6 p.m.  James Carter Organ Trio: Hammond B-3 Organist Gerald Gibbs and drummer Leonard King, Jr. (see 15594)
8:30 p.m.  Nnenna Freelon
Artists - Twin Cities Jazz Festival
If I Had You - Nnenna Freelon - YouTube

Nnenna Freelon - Round Midnight - YouTube
Overjoyed - Nnenna Freelon - YouTube
Nnenna Freelon - Topic - YouTube

Nnenna Freelon - Wikipedia  born July 28, 1954, an American jazz singer, composer, producer, and arranger.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

15573 190616  Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2019 , June 20-22 Headliners Announced - Twin Cities Jazz Festival  June 20 -22, 2019, St. Paul, MN
Twin Cities Jazz Festival

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622  "This evening, we attended the 21st Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival, St. Paul, Minnesota."
June 22, 2019 
Schedules Archive - Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Hiway Federal Credit Union Mainstage in Mears Park, St. Paul, Minnesota.
6 p.m. 
James Carter Organ Trio: Hammond B-3 Organist Gerald Gibbs and drummer Leonard King, Jr.
8:30 p.m.  Nnenna Freelon
Artists - Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Jazz - James Carter Sax Improv (2009) - World Saxophone Quartet Live (DVD) - YouTube
James Carter Organ Trio - Jazzwoche Burghausen 2004 - YouTube 
James Carter Organ Trio - YouTube
James Carter. I can't give you anything but love. Amazing Keystone Big Band - YouTube
James Carter (musician) - Wikipedia 
born January 3, 1969, an American jazz musician. He is the cousin of jazz violinist Regina Carter.  
Detroit, Michigan
15573 190616  Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2019 , June 20-22 Headliners Announced - Twin Cities Jazz Festival  June 20 -22, 2019, St. Paul, MN
Twin Cities Jazz Festival

15593 190622  NHL Draft 2019 Every pick made in the first round NBC Sports - YouTube
Sports  2019

15592 190622  EVERY PICK from the First Round | 2019 NBA Draft - YouTube
Sports  2019

15591 190622 Eric Karros ranks his Top 5 teams in baseball MLB WHIPAROUND - YouTube  FOX Sports, June 3, 2019
Twins rally in extras to beat Royals – Twin Cities  June 22, 2019

6-21-19 Twins score 3 in 8th to rally past Royals Twins-Royals Game Highlights 6-21-19 - YouTube
Byron Buxton Being Unbelievably Fast - YouTube
Sports  2019


15590 190
620  Stephan's Quintet from Hubble  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 3, 2019
Astronomy

15589 190
620  Trump’s 2020 kick-off rally: I think we’ve seen this before  MSNBC
Trump kicks off 2020 campaign by targeting media, Democrats, Hillary Clinton | Fox News Video
2020 United States presidential election - Wikipedia
Nationwide opinion polling for the 2020 United States presidential election - Wikipedia
Presidential Election 2020

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620  2019 Championship | KPMG Women’s PGA Championship  June 18 - 23, 2019
Women's PGA Championship - Wikipedia
Hazeltine National Golf Club - Wikipedia  Chaska, Minnesota

Sports  2019

15587 190620  Weekend Box Office Results for June 14-16, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
Men in Black: International (2019) - IMDb  2  The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) - IMDb  3  Aladdin (2019) - IMDb

15586 190619  A Triangular Shadow of a Large Volcano  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 9, 2019
Astronomy

15585 190619  Parents reveal the 5 most important money lessons for children | Capital Group

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"Sorry that we had some technical issues with our website on June 18 and 19, 2019."

15583 190618  Top 10 Origami - YouTube
Top 10 Most Amazing Origami Models Of All Time - 2017 - YouTube
Origami Dragon (Jo Nakashima) - YouTube
How To Make an Easy Origami Dinosaur - YouTube


15582 190
618  The Origami Revolution Documentary on Vimeo
About Origami in the Garden
We saw a travelling exhibit, the "Origami in the Garden" show at the Landscape Arboretum, Minnesota, in summer 2018.

15581 190
618  How to Make Falafel - Crispy Fried Garbanzo Bean-Chickpea Fritter Recipe - YouTube
Celebrating Falafel  June 18, 2019 Google Doodle
Falafel - Wikipedia  ...
an Egyptian dish as well as a very famous, pseudo-national, Middle Eastern dish, that most likely originated in Egypt, and is also commonly eaten throughout Western Asia. The fritters are now found around the world as part of vegetarian cuisine, and as a form of street food. ...
Food


15580 190617  Data suggests Walmart's biggest reason for store closures could be itself  Yahoo, June 17, 2019

15579 190617  Marciano beats Charles - HISTORY  June 17, 1954
Rocky Marciano vs Ezzard Charles I - June 17, 1954 - Round 10, 15 & Decision - YouTube
Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles September 17, 1954 Host Tony Bennett - YouTube
Rocky Marciano knocks out Joe Louis - YouTube
Rocky Marciano - Top 5 Notable Wins - YouTube
Rocky Marciano is Rocky Balboa - YouTube
born September 1, 1923     Rocky Marciano  
Rocky Marciano - Wikipedia  September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969, an undefeated American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from September 23, 1952, to April 27, 1956.
Biography.com  Rocky Marciano
Rocky Marciano Undefeated - Boxing Documentary - YouTube
Top 20 Heavyweights of all Time HD - YouTube

Charles Atlas - Wikipedia  October 30, 1892 – December 24, 1972 an Italian-American bodybuilder best remembered as the developer of a bodybuilding method and its associated exercise program
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My favorite Rocky clip - YouTube
Rocky Balboa Speech - Motivation - YouTube
Brockton, Massachusetts  |  Boxing


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617  Best Live Performance 2019 & Live Music Concerts 2019 - YouTube
25 Best Music Festivals 2019 - Summer Festival Lineup & Schedule
Music


June 16, 2019  3rd Sun. in June   父の日 Happy Father's Day   Letter 67レター 67    Photo Gallery  

15577 190616  U.S. Open - 2019 U.S. Open Championship USGA
2019 U.S. Open (golf) - Wikipedia  June 13 - 16, 2019
Gary Woodland sinks birdie to win the tournament 2019 U.S. OPEN - YouTube
Golf Majors
Sports  2019

15576 190616  National Geographic  Travel Photo Contest 2019 winners
Travel


15575 190616  Global Water Dances – Dancing for safe water everywhere
Global Water Dances Short Documentary 2019 - YouTube
June 15, 2019, Saturday - Global Water Dance on the Stone Arch Bridge  - Mill District Events - Minneapolis Riverfront Neighborhoods.

15574 190616  Roland-Garros - The 2019 Roland-Garros Tournament official site
2019 French Open - Wikipedia  May 26 - June 9, 2019
Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem - Final Highlights Roland-Garros 2019 - YouTube
Ashleigh Barty vs Marketa Vondrousova - Final Highlights Roland-Garros 2019 - YouTube
Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem - Semi-Final Highlights Roland-Garros 2019 - YouTube
Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer - Semi-final Highlights Roland-Garros 2019 - YouTube
Tennis Grand Slams
Sports  2019

15573 190
616  Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2019 , June 20-22 Headliners Announced - Twin Cities Jazz Festival  June 20 -22, 2019, St. Paul, MN
Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Music

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615  Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve  Cedar Creek, MN
We attended the "Red-headed Woodpecker Day", 9 a.m. to noon, June 15, 2019.
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.  Talks on "Red-headed Woodpeckers"
10 a.m. - noon   We joined Siah for his walk. Red-headed Woodpeckers and their nests at close range, Meadowlarks (calls), Pheasants, Red-winged Blackbirds (calls), Turkey Vultures, Common Yellowthroat calls, a Lark Sparrow, a Kingbird, Swallows, a Cowbird,
a herd of about 20 Bison in the distance
a Skunk roadkill
Several Monarch butterflies, Tiger Swallowtails, Dragonflies, Damselflies, a Bumblebee,
Ants, Anthills,
Wild Lupine, Hoary Puccoon, Spiderwort,
Ostrich fern, Cinnamon fern, Interrupted fern,
Ferns and Fern Allies Minnesota Wildflowers
Mushrooms
Ongoing Research – Red-Headed Woodpecker
The Red-headed Woodpecker Doesn’t Make Sense | Audubon
Red-headed Woodpecker Identification, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Nature Notes  2019

15571 190
615  Celebrating the Jingle Dress Dance  June 15, 2019
Pow Wow Women's Jingle Dress Dance High Quality - YouTube
The Jingle Dress Tradition - YouTube
Powwow

15570 190615  Historian Francis Parkman arrives at Fort Laramie - HISTORY  June 15, 1846
Francis Parkman - Wikipedia 
September 16, 1823 – November 8, 1893, the patriarch of the Flores-Parkman family, and an American historian, best known as author of The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his monumental seven-volume France and England in North America.
Fort Laramie National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)  Wyoming
Boston, Massachusetts
Native Americans

15569 190
613  Golden State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors Game 6 - Full Game Highlights 2019 Finals FreeDawkins - YouTube
Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win NBA finals – live! Sport The Guardian
NBA Finals 2019     Golden State Warriors  vs. Toronto Raptors: 2 - 4
The official site of the NBA - NBA.com
2019 NBA Playoffs - NBA.com
Game 6  Thurs, June 13, 2019
Sports  2019  |  Canada

15568 190
613  Social Security Is Staring at Its First Real Shortfall in Decades - The New York Times

15567 190
613  Chesapeake Conservancy Osprey Snapshot Winners – explore.org – Medium
Explore.org
Osprey


15566 190
612  Weekend Box Office Results for June 7-9, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) - IMDb  2  Dark Phoenix (2019) - IMDb  3  Aladdin (2019) - IMDb

15565 190
612  St. Louis Blues vs. Boston Bruins 2019 Stanley Cup Finals Game 7 Highlights - YouTube
St. Louis Blues win Stanley Cup, defeating Boston Bruins - CNN  June 12, 2019
Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup Photos:  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5
15556 190
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NHL Stanley Cup Final 2019: Blues vs. Bruins Game 5 Extended Highlights NBC Sports - YouTube
Stanley Cup (NHL) Final    Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues: 3 - 3
Stanley Cup Playoffs NHL.com
2019 Stanley Cup Finals - Wikipedia

Sports  2019  |  St. Louis, Missouri 

15564 190
611  William Styron is born - Jun 11, 1925 - HISTORY.com
William Styron - Wikipedia 
June 11, 1925 – November 1, 2006, an American novelist and essayist who won major literary awards for his work.
Sophie's Choice (novel) - Wikipedia
Sophie's Choice (1982) - IMDb
Sophie's Choice The Choice - YouTube
Virginia  |  North Carolina


15563 190
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Official Minnesota Twins Website - MLB.com
Twins Scores - Scoreboard - Minnesota Twins
Polanco, Twins rally for 6-5 win vs. Mariners - StarTribune.com  June 11, 2019, Minneapolis, MN
MLB playoff odds: What projections say about surprises from Twins, Rays and disappointments from Indians, Nationals - CBSSports.com  June 10, 2019
Sports  2019

15562 190
610  James Corden's Electrifying 2019 Tony Awards Opening Number Salutes The Magic Of Live Broadway - YouTube
Highlights from the 2019 Tony Awards - YouTube
Photos: See All the 2019 Tony Award Winners

73rd Tony Awards - Wikipedia  June 9, 2019
Tony Awards

15561 190
610  Belmont Stakes 2019 (FULL RACE) NBC Sports - YouTube  June 8, 2019
2019 Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston, the ‘Wrong’ Horse, Prevails - The New York Times
2nd. Sat. in June  
Belmont Stakes (Triple Crown), Elmont, NY
Sports  2019

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610-0611  Warriors GM Bob Myers emotional over Kevin Durant injuring his Achilles 2019 NBA Finals - YouTube
WARRIORS vs RAPTORS Unbelievable Finish at Scotiabank Arena NBA Finals Game 5 - YouTube

Video Warriors' Kevin Durant Suffers Leg Injury; Out for Rest of Game 5 Bleacher Report Latest News, Videos and Highlights
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Toronto Raptors vs Golden State Warriors - Full Game 4 Highlights June 7, 2019 NBA Finals - YouTube
NBA Finals: Raptors one win from title, but Kevin Durant could change everything - Los Angeles Times
Game 6  Thurs, June 13, 2019

NBA Finals 2019     Golden State Warriors  vs. Toronto Raptors: 2 - 3
The official site of the NBA - NBA.com
Sports  2019

15559 190609  Patricia Cornwell is born - Jun 09, 1956 - HISTORY.com
Patricia Cornwell - Wikipedia 
June 9, 1956, a contemporary American crime writer. She is known for writing a best-selling series of novels featuring the heroine Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a medical examiner.
Patricia Cornwell - IMDb
How Patricia Cornwell might be even more interesting than her creation, Kay Scarpetta - YouTube

Florida  |  North Carolina

15558 190608  June 8, 2019     Tammy’s Walk - Kyla (sp ?) led the walk - , 7:30 a.m. - @ Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden, Minneapolis, MN  Temp: 70 – 80 degrees F, Sunny
Hummingbird, Tom Turkey, Red-bellied Woodpecker (calls), Song Sparrow, Cardinal, Blue Jay calls, Oriole, Rose-breasted Grosbeak* (songs), Common Yellowthroat calls, Chickadee (Spring calls), Cowbird, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Great Horned owl, Red-winged Blackbird, Great-crested Flycatcher (collecting nesting materials) at close range,
Two dead nestlings on the trail; it looks like they dropped from the nest, but we can’t find the nest in trees
Snapping Turtle laying eggs,
Mosquitoes, Dragonflies, Damselflies, Bees, a Monarch butterfly,
In bloom: False Indigo, False Solomon’s Seal, Blackberry, Highbush Cranberry, Golden Alexander, Dandelion, Forget-me-not, Wild Geranium, Wild Rose, Virginia Waterleaf, Showy Lady’s Slipper (almost),
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Tamarack’s cones, Horsetail,
Poison Ivy,
 
 Rose-breasted Grosbeak - YouTube
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Sounds, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Birds
  |  Bird Calls
Nature Notes  2019

15557 190607  Top 50 This Week & Top 100 Songs 2019
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber - I Don't Care [Official Video] - YouTube
Music

 
15556 190607  The St. Louis Blues are one win away from the Stanley Cup - St. Louis Game Time  June 7, 2019
NHL Stanley Cup Final 2019: Blues vs. Bruins Game 5 Extended Highlights NBC Sports - YouTube
Stanley Cup (NHL) Final    Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues
Stanley Cup Playoffs NHL.com
2019 Stanley Cup Finals - Wikipedia

Sports  2019

15555 190607  FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ - Matches - FIFA.com
2019 FIFA Women's World Cup - Wikipedia
Sports  2019

15554 190606  Swings in market sentiment resemble pre-Lehman crisis, strategist warns - CNN  June 6, 2019

15553 190606     D-Day     June 6, 1944
D-Day 
General Dwight D. Eisenhower launches Operation Overlord - Jun 06, 1944 - HISTORY.com
D-Day in Pictures
  MSN, 06/06/2017
D-Day: 75th anniversary ceremony highlights - YouTube
Trump speaks at 75th D-Day anniversary ceremony in Normandy, France - YouTube|
French connections - How D-Day was experienced by the French  video, June 6, 2019
D-Day: Allies storm Normandy’s coast - HISTORY  June 6, 1944
D-Day in Colour (FULL) - YouTube

Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)    #32  
WWII    

15552 190605  U.S. Secretary of State George Marshall calls for aid to Europe - HISTORY  June 5, 1947
The Marshall Plan Speech (video presentation by the Marshall Foundation) - YouTube

The Marshall Plan: George Marshall Calls For Aid to Europe After WWII - YouTube
George Marshall - Wikipedia 
December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959, an American soldier and statesman.  
Presidents    Harry S. Truman    #33  |  WWII   

15551 190604  Four dozen people witness historic Sex Pistols set - HISTORY  Jun. 04, 1976
Sex Pistols - 1976 06 04 Lesser Free Trade Hall, The gig that changed the world (recreation). - YouTube
SEX PISTOLS - LIVE IN MANCHESTER 1976 - YouTube
The Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The U.K (official video) - YouTube
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen - YouTube
Sex Pistols - Holidays In The Sun - YouTube
Sex Pistols  Artist and Musician Biographies
Sex Pistols | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Sex Pistols - Wikipedia
Punk rock - Wikipedia

Music 


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