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Happy Canada Day From The Canadian Embassy In Washington DC

canada-day-cheekcanada-day-wind-puppetscanada-day-mounties Canadians and their fans celebrated a great Canada Day (Fête Du Canada) at the Washington, DC embassy, July 1, 2009. Canada Day is America’s Fourth of July equivalent.

I enjoyed the barbeque, air puppets, kiddie tattoos, and a photo op with the RCMP (aka the “Mounties”).

God bless Canada… but please don’t bring their healthcare system here. :)

If you’re a Canadian (or someone who loves ‘em) check out the Canada Day party finder here.

Addendum: just added a bonus photo taken with a Blackberry – me horsing around.

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5 Responses to “Happy Canada Day From The Canadian Embassy In Washington DC”

  1. motherjonesrn says:

    Val, were you flirting with those Canadian Mounties? I'm moving to Canada if they all look like that ;-)

  2. valjonesmd says:

    It appears that I was more interested in the horse. :)

  3. motherjonesrn says:

    Val, were you flirting with those Canadian Mounties? I'm moving to Canada if they all look like that ;-)

  4. valjonesmd says:

    It appears that I was more interested in the horse. :)

  5. Enid Ballantyne says:

    Whenever I proudly announce I am 1/2 Canadian everybody hoots saying that's impossible because Canadians are quasi-Americans! Not true, eh. I go back to Toronto and the Muskoka lakes as often as possible and always feel a comfortable homey feeling. People who know me well attribute my serious and mannerly behavior to having been brought up by a Canadian mother and grandmother. I think that up-bringing was outstanding! Happy Canada Day and bring back Macintosh's toffee.

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