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My friend Soupsie sent me this video yesterday, and I could not wait to share it with you:

It’s fantastic, eh??! LOVE it!!! I am thrilled that Canadians can always be counted on to pitch in when needed (and do it rather joyfully, might I add!)…I wonder how many Americans would be able to sing the Canadian national anthem were the situation reversed? Hmmmm….

Happy Tuesday, friends!


Awesome Stuff

The Abstract Flag

Upon entering the American History Museum in Washington D.C. you are confronted with a 40 foot long flag. Known as “The Abstract Flag,” this piece hangs on the wall directly outside the room in which The Star Spangled Banner flag is displayed. 34 more words


The Star-Spangled Banner

As an American, I supposed I feel some affinity for this, but as a semi-professional Stuff Rater, I have to tell you, it’s not very good. 63 more words


Colin Kaepernick's standing for his anthem again :(

American footballer Colin Kaepernick has announced he will stand for the US national anthem next season, ending his months-long protest against the treatment of minorities in the country. 117 more words

Star-Spangled Banner

Episode 8: The War of 1812

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, get stuck into the insane stories that emerged from the War of 1812, an often-overlooked piece of history. 34 more words


A Star Spangled Hope

So the Super Bowl was a really awesome game, right? I know I’m not the only one who marveled at that one guy who ran 80+ yards down the field for a touchdown and the Patriots’ fourth-quarter comeback to win in the first overtime in a Super Bowl ever. 556 more words


Brilliant Book Titles #83

Spotted this on the shelf this morning. I must say, as options go, it’s a little harsh – I much prefer the Eddie Izzard alternative… 289 more words