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Music Monday ” Flower of Scotland ” Lone Bagpiper

Today, one of the most recognizable symbols of Scotland is the bagpipes.It’s history may go back to  Roman times. In the Battle of Culloden in 1746, it  was named an instrument of war when the British general said, “A Highlander … Continue reading

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Wagah Posted on March 15, 2013by annetbell   Namaste! Darn, just when I thought today’s post would be a short, fun description of the famous nightly border closing ceremony at Wagah, we went to see Attacks of 26/11. Though it was in … Continue reading

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Republic Day , January 26, 2014

Quick quiz. . . . when is Independence Day?  Why is it not celebrated on its date?   August 15,  1947 was the actual date that the English left peacefully after 200 years in India.  Republic Day began on January … Continue reading

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Lone Survivor, A Movie

The long awaited film about Operation Red Wing, a covert mission by Seal Team 10 in 2007   has been the #1 film in the country for several weeks.  We saw it yesterday. The ending is no surprise as it … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

David and I went to Walmart this morning after Starbucks. As we entered, I was struck with a flooding  memory  of  another Walmart, in Gilbert, Arizona several years ago. I was with my son and his family and we had … Continue reading

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