Today's Writing Prompt: Adjusting
What's the biggest adjustment you've ever had to make in your life?
I've only blogged about one thing today: http://inmyworld-pam.blogspot.ca/2014/02/spacecraft-aircraft-and-luggage.html
National Gumdrop Day
When : Always February 15th
National Gumdrop Day honors the popular, gelatin-based candy. Gumdrops have been a favorite candy for many decades. Nowadays, the "Gummi" candies which are the same gelatin base, are the most popular gumdrop type of sweet.
On National Gumdrop Day, you know what to do . . . eat Gumdrops to your heart's content!
Test your Knowledge: Quiz: What children's board game includes Gumdrops? For the answer, scroll down.
Answer to quiz(above): The popular Candyland board game by Milton-Bradley. First introduced in 1949, it includes Gumdrop Mountain and Gumdrop Pass.
For nearly a century Canada had no distinctive national flag. Each time Canadians suggested a new symbol to replace the Canadian Red Ensign, modelled after a British naval flag, there was controversy. Maple leaves, beavers, crosses, crowns — propositions that went nowhere. In 1964 Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson said he'd introduce a new national flag. But Opposition leader John Diefenbaker and the Royal Canadian Legion wanted to stick with the Red Ensign. Everyone had an opinion before Canada finally chose the red and white flag with the maple leaf.