Category Archives: The Culture

Talking about the cult of Trump (or Obama)

A new meme among Dems and Never Trumpers is that supporters of President Trump are cultists. Among those who say this is Senator Bob Corker: Bob Corker: GOP is like a cult for Trump — Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) … Continue reading

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In Honor Of Our Country – And Her Flag!

Today, June 14, is Flag Day.  In her honor, a bit of music and a bit of history. On September 14 it will be 203 years since the Battle of Baltimore, and the siege on Ft. McHenry.  At the famous … Continue reading

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US, Canada, Mexico host World Cup in first joint bid

The United States, Mexico and Canada won the combined bid to host soccer’s 2026 World Cup, beating out its only challenger, Morocco, by a vote of 134-65.

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Tweet of the day (and they say Trump’s tweets are pitiful) …

The day is young, and this is the first tweet that I see. This is the very essence of juvenile. How old is she? Twelve? In times of tariffs, it helps to have friends in high places. Canadian Minister of … Continue reading

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Trooping the Colour – QE II’s Official Birthday (Video)

Although her real date of birth is in April, England celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday every June, with a showy celebration – something that the British are particularly good at. The custom goes back to King George II, who was … Continue reading

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Tweet of the day …

How it works: Netflix exec & wife bundle big donations to Obama in '08. Wife is rewarded with ambassadorship. Now Netflix exec steers $50m contract to Obamas through 'Higher Ground Productions.' — Byron York (@ByronYork) May 27, 2018 Story … Continue reading

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Yummy Summer Food to enjoy with family and friends

Well, it’s Memorial Day weekend! Over the next few months there will be lots of get-togethers; picnics, reunions, graduations and other types of potluck events. What are your favorite summer dishes? Last year about this time, our friend Menagerie said … Continue reading

Posted in baking, cooking, Family, Nostalgia, Recipes, The Culture, Uncategorized | 15 Comments