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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Who ready for a Cattails

David Hollenbach is a native of Salisbury, Maryland
His work has appeared in Communication Arts illustration Annual, American Illustration, received a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators and has been a fairly lucky blackjack table novice in Atlantic City. He currently resides in Queens.
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Each age has deemed the new-born yearThe fittest time for festal cheer.
By~Walter Scott
Fact ..Auld Lang Syne
The song, "Auld Lang Syne," playing in the background, is sung at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking country in the world to bring in the new year. At least partially written by Robert Burns in the 1700's, it was first published in 1796 after Burns' death. Early variations of the song were sung prior to 1700 and inspired Burns to produce the modern rendition. An old Scotch tune, "Auld Lang Syne" literally means "old long ago," or simply, "the good old days." The lyrics can be found here.
http://www.wilstar.com/xmas/auldlangsyne.htm

Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear, for auld lang syne, we'll take a cup of kindness yet, for auld lang syne. Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and days of auld lang syne? And here's a hand, my trusty friend And gie's a hand o' thine We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet For auld lang syne
Recipe
Black eyed peas Salad
2 Cans Black eyed peas, Drained
1 Bell Pepper
1 Chopped Cucumber
1 Can Olives, chopped
Equal mixture of Olive Oil and Herb vinegar (garlic or basil)
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, grated
Thyme, rosemary, oregano, or Italian seasoning
Garlic
Mix it all up and let chill for an hour.
http://www.mountain-breeze.com/holidays/newyears/

Tip
Ideas to go green New years
Choose glass over paperOnce you've decided to have everyone over for the big event, you'll have to find a way keep them all fed and hydrated—without ending up with a pile of wasted plastic cups. Look for brands made from recycled paper.
Even better, if you don't own enough china and glassware for all your friends, rent some: they look nicer, they're reusable, and you still won't wake up to a sink full of dishes.

Craft and tutorials
Enjoy your day my friends!

2 comments:

knitting dragonfly said...

You always find such cool links...Thanks for the music too.
I don't say thanks enough.
Vicki

Gingerbread said...

Thanks for the links and best wishes for the New Year. Julie.C