Goodbye August

August is over and summer is probably over …
One of the hottest summers I remember …
August is often a ferocious month, it dominates the summer at its peak and sets in the blink of an eye after mid-August …
When I was a boy, August was always the last month of vacation, the saddest .. while when I was in university August it was already time to get back to studying …

GOODBYE MARCH

and March 2022 has also passed away .., the crazy month, the cold month is leaving the streets and spring is making the flowers bloom, making the birds sing, and making people go out, hoping that ending is the covid that war ..

Cristiano Ronaldo says goodbye to Juventus, the Portuguese signs for Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo says goodbye to Juventus. The Portuguese returns to where it all began, Cristiano Ronaldo is a Manchester United player. Now it’s official.

To announce it are the Red Devils on their Twitter profile.

«WELCOME HOME». With these words Manchester United announced that they had closed the operation to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, where the Portuguese champion played from 2003 to 2009 before being sold to Real Madrid. This is how Ronaldo’s experience at Juventus officially ends after 3 years. According to reports from the authoritative Spanish sports daily Marca, Ronaldo has signed a two-year contract until 2023 while Juventus should receive from the English club a sum of between 25 and 30 million euros in order to avoid having to record a loss in the balance sheet.

The deal is subject to the signing of the contract with the player and the passing of medical examinations. Ronaldo returns to United after his first adventure between 2003 and 2009. Pending official details, United would have offered 28 million euros to Juventus: the figure would allow the Juventus club not to budget for a loss.

The 37-year-old Portuguese, out of Juve, exploded into football that counts precisely with United from 2003 to 2009: winning the 2007-08 Champions League, the 2008 Club World Cup, as well as three Premier Leagues, a Cup of England, a Community Shield and twice the League Cup, with the Ballon d’Or and the Fifa World Player 2008, a title of top scorer in the Premier and one in the Champions League.

Mastercard, goodbye to the magnetic stripe on cards from 2024

Over the course of about 10 years, Mastercard will definitely say goodbye to the magnetic stripe on credit and debit cards. It starts in 2024, but the process will be completed definitively in 2033. Space for contacless payments with different security and authentication technologies. Mastercard claims it will be the first payment network to eliminate a technology that has accompanied us since the 1960s and was invented by IBM. “Magnetic stripe will begin disappearing in 2024 from Mastercard payment cards in regions, such as Europe, where chip cards are already widely used. Banks in the United States will no longer be forced to issue chip and magnetic stripe cards at starting from 2027. […] No new magnetic stripe Mastercard credit or debit cards will be issued by 2029. Prepaid cards in the US and Canada are currently exempt from this change. By 2033, no credit and debit cards Mastercard will have magnetic strips. “

Goodbye April

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This could often have been very long for many people, forced not only to suffer the bad weather of the season but also to stay home because of the coronavirus. Finally May begins, which I consider the true month of spring and perhaps a few times even in early summer. But in this month in many countries there is also the (partial) end of the lockdown and some activities can be resumed, such as that of simply walking through the streets of the city, respecting the safety distances.

Goodbye November [2019]

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illustration of Schulz [Peanuts]
November is over, and it’s about to begin December. What is the saddest month of the year? Probably for many it is November. Instead December and January are months of holidays and February is a month of preparation for the spring of 21st March.

In November the leaves of the trees are red, the cold becomes more intense and people stuff themselves with coats. In our mind, the idea that the current year is coming to an end comes into our mind.

In the United States in November there is a Thanksgiving Day, which is considered a very important party. Instead in the other western countries there is the party of November 1 (all saints days) which however is considered a sad recurrence because it is used as commemoration of the dead, that happens just the following day.

Although November is for many the excellence month of autumn, many consider it as a month of reconciliation with the nature. The Danish Philosopher Kierekegaard wrote:

“In autumn everything reminds us of twilight, – and yet, it seems to me the most beautiful season: he wanted the sky then, when I will live my twilight, that there must be someone who then loves me as I loved the autumn.”