Posts by WBurton 36
Sadie Hawkins Day is one of those American “Tongue in Cheek” Folk Holidays inspired by Al Capp's classic hillbilly comic strip, “Li'l Abner” (1934–1978).Sadie Hawkins Day was first published on November 15, 1937 in the “Li'l Abner” daily strip. It was a race where one of the character’s daughters would race the eligible bachelors of the village. If she caught him, then dragged him, kicking and screaming, across the finish line bef
In Memory of My Father, who was a survivor of Iwo Jima 71 years ago, and to those who served their countries in our terrible human struggle to become a civilized world. I pray that someday we will learn to solve our differences without conflict.The United States Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) is a national monument in Arlington, Virginia, (USA). Dedicated 62 years ago in 1954. The War Memorial is dedicated to all US Marine Corps personnel who have died in the defense of the Unite
Help me welcome a new referral to WA. has just accepted my invitation to check out our community. This is the fourth for me but as yet none have finished their profile, but I guess its moving in the right direction and is just a matter of numbers and time.Thanks William :)
February 11, 2016
Here in South Carolina, Winter has finally showed up! Brrrr!You have no doubt heard the expression about the cold temperatures and the "Brass Monkey"?Well, in the days of sailing ships, It was necessary to keep a good supply of cannon balls near the cannon on old war ships.But how to prevent them from rolling about the deck was the problem.The storage method devised was to stack them as a square based pyramid, with one ball on top, resting on four, resting on nine, which rested on sixteen.Thus,
Mardi Gras, also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday,refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three King's Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday", reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season.Here in The United States some of us will traditionally mix light hearted fun and religious sincerity on the s
December 06, 2015
Today someone or thing used the contact form on one of my web pages to sent me this message? Does anyone know how to stop this obvious type of scam correspondence?"From: Natasha Jackson <>Subject: HelloMessage Body:Dear Sir or Madam,I really liked your website. May I kindly advertise my website in yours please? If you guys can, I will pay you 500$ monthly.Before you guys advertise, can you make a small tour in my website and see if you like it maybe? Here's the link: ht
November 30, 2015
In Scotland, and many countries with Scottish connections, Saint Andrew's Day is marked with a celebration of Scottish culture with traditional Scottish food, music and dance. The Scottish Parliament passed the St. Andrew's Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Act 2007, which designated the Day as an official bank holiday.St Andrew's Day is an official flag day in Scotland. The Scottish Government's flag-flying regulations state that the Flag of Scotland (the Saltire or Saint Andrew's Cross) shall fly
November 26, 2015
Please help me Welcome Teresa, my 1st referral to Wealthy Affiliate
Dieu de clémence, Vous savez les secrets de tous les coeurs humains, Car vous savez qui le pourcentage simple juste et vous pardonnez au pécheur repentant. Entendez ma prière au milieu de la destruction; donnez-moi la patience et l'espoir, Pour que dans votre protection et avec vous le champion mes guides, Je peux un jour être réuni avec ma famille et amis dans la paix, la tranquillité et les rouleaux. Cela par Grant Christ notre Seigneur."God of mercy,