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A picture of Buckingham Palace in honor of the late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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Buckingham Palace, 2016

2 months shy of 100 years of age. Pretty damn sweet! The monarchy is not my personal thing however I recognize the family’s role in the United Kingdom and around the world, and it’s never easy when a prominent and well liked person passes. I read Prince Philip visited Canada 29 times in his life and USA a further 6; that unto itself is quite something for North America. RIP.

Canadian Forces Snowbirds #OperationInspiration Cross Canada Tour

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Royal Canadian Air Force’s @CFSnowbirds performing a mother’s day fly-by over Oakville-Trafalgar hospital.

Our much loved @CFSnowbirds performing a fly-by over Oakville-Trafalgar hospital this afternoon at 1:07pm as part of #operationinspiration.  A cross Canada tour to lift our spirits as we wait out the worst of COVID-19, while paying tribute to all front line employees who are working right now.  It absolutely is motivating to watch the squadron approach and do a loop around the hospital with wings tipped.  We got this!

Big Ben clock tower, also known as the Great Bell at the north end of Palace of Westminster, London England

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Thank you to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for vacationing on Vancouver Island this holiday… and a huge black eye to the British press for continually bullying this family, including today with their decision to take a new and modern approach to living as Royalty.  I am confident we Canadians will welcome Prince Harry and Meghan and will leave them alone to enjoy life in this country.  This is a picture of Big Ben clock tower, also known as the Great Bell at the North end of Palace of Westminster, London England, taken summer of 2016.

Spring At the Royal Botanical Gardens

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A few weeks back we visited Burlington’s Royal Botanical Gardens in hopes of getting spring here sooner (didn’t work!). Their indoor flowers were in full bloom, as seen here, and for a moment it felt like winter was done.