But Really Kids, I’m Just Waving Hello!

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Circa 1940.   Click here for more info on The Burma-Shave Jingles.

In response to today’s Daily Prompt:   Break The Silence.

Image source:   My work on canva.com using the Burma-Shave™ logo as found on arcpress.com

 


Listen to music. It could save your soul. Be kind. It could save someone’s world. Wear a hat. It could save your life.

 

Me, Myself, I, and Freud: A Game of Monopoly

In response to the Daily Prompt – The Perfect Game:

The game:

Monopoly, standard classic North American edition from the 1930’s.

Setting:

My dining room table.

Players:

  1. Me aka Id, using the Top Hat token.
  2. Myself aka Superego, using the Purse token.
  3. I aka Ego, using the Car token.
  4. Sigismund Schlomo Freud aka Sigmund Freud aka Freud, using the Thimble token.

An initial roll of the dice gives Freud the highest value so he will be the banker.

 
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Canada’s Birthday Present To The World: Great Music!

Well, it wouldn’t be Canada Day if I didn’t post a playlist to celebrate the grand occasion so here is your third installment of Canadian Eh? music.

Medley of tunes by the RCMP Pipes & Drum Corps and Scottish Dancers.  RCMP stands for Royal Canadian Mounted Police or also known here as our Mounties.

“The Weight”   ∼   The Band.  I think you might recognize the song, but did you know they were from Canada?

“Somewhere Down The Crazy River”   ∼   Robbie Robertson.  The guy who wrote “The Weight”, above.  World-renowned in his own right too.

“Hallelujah”   ∼   Leonard Cohen.  One of my favourite writers of song.  So many great covers of this out there too.  Bon Jovi’s is my pick.

“Button Box”   ∼   Walter Ostanek.  Canada’s Grammy award-winning Polka King.
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