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Hundreds gather to celebrate Patriot's Day in Montreal

Above Watch: It’s a day that’s celebrated across Canada, but in Quebec Victoria Day – or the Journée des Patriotes– has a very different meaning. … 286 more words


The Man Who Fired The Shot Heard ’Round The World

Photo from Wikipedia.

This Sunday, April 19, is rightly identified as “Patriots’ Day.” In truth, April 19, 1775, should be regarded as important a date to Americans as July 4, 1776. 2,583 more words


WordPress User Interfaces and Revolutionary Reactions

I teach WordPress, using wordpress.com. Unfortunately, that option may be coming to an end. If you’re a wordpress.com user, you’ve probably noticed the ongoing succession of user interfaces (beep, beep, boop, anyone?). 333 more words

Just Bitching

Boston Marathon Inspires

The Boston Marathon, which took place on Patriot’s Day, is this country’s oldest running event. The day was raw and rainy – one of the coldest marathons in years. 308 more words


Patriots Day at Old North Bridge

It is early morning as we make our way to the bridge, taking our place behind the rope, we gaze around. Many people have come, and the Park Rangers have to push people back behind the ropes. 495 more words


The Boston Marathon

Living in Boston this year has definitely been a challenge for me. As a native Californian who is used to 50-80 degree weather, 108 inches of snow really put a damper on my attitude towards the city. 188 more words


Mysterious Patriot Surprises Cape Neighborhood With American Flags

SANDWICH (CBS) – There’s a patriotic mystery on the Cape.

For the past three years on Patriots Day, someone has been surprising homeowners in a Sandwich neighborhood with American flags next to their mailboxes. 180 more words