Category Archives: USA

{Happy 4th}

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{appropriate greetings}

I enquired of a friend as to what an appropriate greeting for (USA) Memorial Day might be. I felt ‘Happy Memorial Day’ might be a tad insensitive. She offered ‘Have a safe memorial day’. I thought of   ‘now we/you … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown

How will you set your table? Buffet? sit down for a crowd? or a special dinner for 2 friends. By the way today I am thankful for a comfy bed, great books to read and the internet. How about you?

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Thanksgiving: Countdown

wiki commons We don’t have Thanksgiving in Australia.  To me this very American (yes I know other nations celebrate it) holiday is represented by turkey – just put Thanksgiving into google and see what you get – mad dashes back … Continue reading

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The sound of taps echoed across the Texas plains

they are not meant to fall at home, within the safety of a military base. Speaking of the 13 dead, President Obama said “Their life’s work is our security and the freedom that we too often take for granted. Every … Continue reading

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Obama: 167 days

when all is said and done he’s just a guy with a haircut 2009 memories when all is said and done he’s just a guy with a haircut images from boston’s big picture

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Obama in Cairo

“Too many tears have flowed. Too much blood has been shed,”   PRESIDENT Barack Obama has vowed to forge a “new beginning” for Islam and the US in a landmark speech to the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims. “I have come here to Cairo … Continue reading

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