Tag Archive: Pipes and Drums

May 29

Memorial Day 2017

Thanks, Grandpa…  You weren’t American, but you fought valiantly for the cause overseas. I never met my grandfather.  He had died in Peshawar, India, fighting for the Black Watch during World War l.  Peshawar was on the northern frontier of British India, near the Khyber Pass. In 1947, Peshawar became part of the newly independent …

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May 30

Memorial Day 2016

Thanks, Grandpa…  You weren’t American, but you fought valiantly for the cause overseas.   I never met my grandfather.  He had died in Peshawar, India, fighting for the Black Watch during World War l.  Peshawar was on the northern frontier of British India, near the Khyber Pass. In 1947, Peshawar became part of the newly …

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Feb 22

Scotland the Brave

“Scotland the Brave” (Scottish Gaelic: Alba an Àigh) is a Scottish patriotic song. It was one of several songs considered an unofficial national anthem of Scotland. My cellphone ringtone is Scotland the Brave. At any rehearsal, everyone knows it’s my phone, if one is ringing 🙂  I posted a bit about that here: http://maryoblog.com/2015/08/ Below, the …

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Nov 20

Flashmob Junkie

    Some days I get in the mood to watch a Flashmob.  When I watch one on youtube, they suggest another and another and before I know it, an hour (or more) has gone by.  Here are a couple I saw this morning. This one is Puttin’ On the Ritz by Irving Berlin – …

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May 25

Memorial Day

Thanks, Grandpa…  You weren’t American, but you fought valiantly for the cause overseas.   I never met my grandfather.  He had died in Peshawar, India, fighting for the Black Watch during World War l.  Peshawar was on the northern frontier of British India, near the Khyber Pass. In 1947, Peshawar became part of the newly …

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