Tour the Texas Hill Country | Cruise the annual Wine and Wildflower Trail as bluebonnets, Indian paintbrushes, yellow daisies, purple verbena, and more decorate the countryside and 33 local wineries. | SouthernLiving.com
Hogmanay ~ the Scottish New Year, The roots of Hogmanay perhaps reach back to the celebration of the winter solstice among the Norse, as well as incorporating customs from the Gaelic celebration of Samhain. The Vikings celebrated Yule, which later contributed to the Twelve Days of Christmas, or the "Daft Days" as they were sometimes called in Scotland.
Second Subaltern Elizabeth Windsor of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, as Princess Elizabeth was known during her wartime service, trained as a mechanic and truck driver. To see more, visit www.elinorflorence.com and read the blog post: War Veteran Wears a Crown.
The Statue of Liberty was Built in Bartholdi's Paris Workshop. Workers bent the copper sheets into the famous statue. Bartholdi's workshop in Paris was a bizarre sight, as workers formed the parts that would become the Statue of Liberty.
What is wrong with this picture? The picture is of the five nuclear carriors. Just like Battleship Row, Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. This picture was taken the other day in Norfolk. The Obama Administration ordered 5 nuclear carriers into harbor for "routine" (?) inspections. Heads of the Navy were flabbergasted by the directive. NORFOLK, VA. (February 8, 2013). The first time since WWII
“Enola Gay” was the name given to the B-29 Super-fortress bomber which dropped the nuclear bomb on the city of Hiroshima in Japan and effectively began the process of ending the long and bloody conflict in the Pacific which claimed so many young soldiers’ lives.