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Aug 3, 2009

HOORAY FOR B.C.

Image by Alanna@VanIsle via Flickr

This is a long weekend in British Columbia. We are celebrating B.C. Day. Nothing really big to celebrate, not an anniversary date or anything like that just a day to celebrate the province of British Columbia.
It gives us a long weekend in August so who's gonna complain.
I don't know if this is true or not but it was written in a Vernon newspaper. His name is Glenn Mitchell and credited this info to Wikepedia.
Ah, our flag.
You know: The flag of British Columbia, Canada is based upon the shield of the provincial arms of British Columbia. At the top of the flag is a rendition of the Union Flag, defaced in the centre by a crown, representing the province’s origins as a British colony, with a setting sun below.
He also states:
Apparently it was introduced on June 14, 1960 by Premier W.A.C. Bennett, Wikipedia further states. And, also, apparently, the four wavy white and three wavy blue lines symbolize the province’s location between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. And furthermore, the setting sun represents the fact that B.C. is the westernmost province.

Well I do know that means the coffee shop will open at 9:00 this morning instead of 7:00. That also means this is all I am posting until I get my coffee. Well okay I will post one more item before I go.


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4 comments:

Florida Sue said...

I hope you have a great Monday Lucy..it is business here as usual. Family is whooping it up today. I am whooping it down. Did some planting, now watching Joan Crawford. Too much excitement. Yay.

xoLucy

Ali said...

Its New Brunswick Day by my calendar....actually I suppose since I don't live in Canada anymore it's just plain old Monday. Bah!

Have a great weekend!

Ali

Joanne said...

Well glad you passed your time here. We actually went to the movies yesterday afternoon. I had to take a shirt to warm up - YAY!!! Might do the same today if we don't get a break. Hope you enjoyed your coffee we are off to the laundry mat to wash the comforter. ohhhh exciting.

lindalee said...

Hope you enjoyed your long weekend. I started my job at a new location Sunday and didn't get home until 12:45 a.m. Monday...long day indeed.

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