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Why Is The U.K. Giving PREFERENTIAL Treatment To Donald Trump By Flying A Giant Balloon In His Honor?

by Anura Guruge


This is unprecedented!

We, the Brits, have never bestowed such an honor on any prior U.S. President. For that matter, to any Head of State.

Why just for Donald Trump?

I am NOT happy.

This is WRONG. Very wrong.

Trump, at best, should be treated like all other U.S. Presidents before him.


Click to ENLARGE and admire here. From CNN, of course. Google “Trump balloon” for many, many posts from around the world.




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by Anura Guruge

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Says Red Poppy, In U.S., Should Be Worn On Memorial Day, Not Veterans, i.e., 11/11.

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by Anura Guruge


Click to access the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
official Q&A page with these answers.

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Click to ENLARGE and read here.


This, to be fair, makes sense.

Our Poppy Day/Remembrance Day is to honor and remember the war dead — though by extension we use it also to honor and commemorate all past wars. The U.S. makes a distinction between its two holidays: Memorial Day (in May) & Veterans Day, 11/11. That is made clear in the first Q&A.

My problem. Enough Americans don’t wear Red Poppies either for Memorial Day or Veterans Day.


ANZAC Day 2015 — Remembering & Honoring The Australians and New Zealanders.

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by Anura Guruge


A FEW Related posts:
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Tower of London Poppy ARRIVED.        **/ Poppies Sold Out!

1/ Buying Tower of London poppy.        >> Boris Johnson selling poppies.
2/ The Tower of London poppies.          >> Canada’s Harper cancels China.
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ANZAC Day Information

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Click this image IF you want to find out more about this National Day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand.


It started with Gallipoli (Turkey), during WW I, 1915 – 1916.
Click image below to learn about Gallipoli
a word familiar to all of my vintage
from the British Commonwealth.

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April 25, 2015.


Animated Google Doodle On April 22, 2013 To Celebrate Earth Day.

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Anura Guruge


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Recent, non-U.S. Google Doodles …  — Apr. 18, 2013.

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Click to access animated Earth Day Google Doodle on April 22, 2013.

Click to access animated Earth Day Google Doodle on April 22, 2013.


Google appears to have added an explanation section in its Doodle archive for some of the more popular Doodles -- such as this one. Nice touch. Click to read full text.

Google appears to have added an explanation section in its Doodle archive for some of the more popular Doodles — such as this one. Nice touch. Click to read full text.


Sorry I couldn’t tell you about this earlier but we were out celebrating Earth Day 2013 in style. We went to the Grand Canyon. On the way, as is my wont, we stopped at Montezuma Castle National Monumentwhich is half and hour or so south of Flagstaff, straight off I-17. So we did two National ‘entities’ in the day. That both the Canyon (for the whole week) and the Castle (at least for the day) waived their entrance fees that day in honor of Earth Day was a bonus. More on the Canyon experience, which indeed was Grand, tomorrow. 



Montezuma Castle National Monument by Deanna. Click to ENLARGE.


One of Deanna’s first pictures of the Grand Canyon (from the 1,500 pictures she took). Click to ENLARGE. This is looking straight out from the heart of the Grand Canyon Village, standing opposite the historic Bright Angel Lodge/restaurant.