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Horse drawn coach through a moonlit city #googledoodle

What is the playable Google Doodle about today?

The delicate music and the strolling scene of today’s Google Doodle has me a bit mesmerized.

The music does have an artist and a title and it the artist which has inspired Google today. Achille-Claude Debussy‘s “Clair De Lune” translated of course means “light of the moon” hence the fitting interactive doodle.

Beautiful!

In other news, there is a red aura or halo around the sun, or at least there was this morning. I don’t think that bodes well. I’m not sure what it means thought. Anyone? Beuler?

 

Surprised by the Google Doodle this Easter?

cesar_chavezs_86th_birthday-1114005-hpYou’re not the only one wondering why Google is honoring Cesar Chaves this Easter Sunday instead of, well, Easter.

As it turns out they didn’t have an Easter doodle last year either. In fact, there hasn’t been an Easter Google Doodle since the year 2000. I guess I’m only noticing because of Cesar Chaves being on my search engine page this morning. If the page were just the normal Google logo I probably wouldn’t think anything of it. But I’m sure people will find way to be offended by this and that is just silly.

So anyway… who is Cesar Chaves?

Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in the U.S. states of California, Colorado and Texas. As a senator, Barack Obama made a call in 2008 for a national holiday in Chavez’s honor, saying: “Chavez left a legacy as an educator, environmentalist, and a civil rights leader. And last year President Obama made it so by the power vested in him March 31st is now Cesar Chavez Day.

“Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.” – Cesar Chavez