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National Geographic: Thin Ice


Thin Ice

Glacial Terror: National Geographic


Glacial Terror

Ways To Burn Off Your Favorite Fast Foods — Walter Whitman (perfect timing: after the holidays!!!)


The Best Is Yet To Come – Frank Sinatra (with Lyrics), Arranged by Quincy Jones


The Best Is Yet To Come – Frank Sinatra  (with Lyrics),  Arranged by Quincy Jones

today’s holiday: Antigua National Heroes Day


Antigua National Heroes Day

Antigua has four citizens who have been designated as National Heroes, and December 9 is a public holiday to honor and celebrate all of them. The date is the birthday of one of the four, Sir Vere Cornwall Bird, the first prime minister of Antigua, who is considered the father of the nation. The others are King Court, who led a slave revolt in 1736; Dame Ellen Georgian Nellie Robinson, a pioneer in education; and Sir Vivian Richards, one of the world’s greatest cricket players. Speeches and ceremonies honor the accomplishments of the National Heroes on this day. More… Discuss