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List of Lasts, Part II: Anthem #176

I knew this was inevitable. But when something has been engrained into your system for years and you’ve crafted it as part of your weekly routine, it is very difficult to part with it. 333 more words

Grad School

Finding God in Strange Places

The following story takes place in a church. So perhaps my title is a little misleading – but only a little.

This morning I attended Mass at one of the local churches. 764 more words

Musings And Anecdotes

Gallipoli- Tony Abbott sings NZ anthem while John Key stays silent

It sticks in my craw to see the whiney voiced John Key front stage at ANZAC day in Gallipoli, when the way he chose to recognise the 100 year anniversary of that terrible event was to begin a personal campaign to change the NZ flag. 230 more words

NZ Politics

Our Second Verse of Shame

Like most Australians, I know the words of our national anthem’s first verse, but not the second. Like many, I attended a dawn service with my family on Anzac Day. 866 more words


Houston Youngster Nails National Anthem And Then Gets To Meet J.J. Watt (Video)

Nicholas Conner sang the national anthem at Game 2 of the Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks NBA Playoff series on Tuesday night and gained a very popular fan! 82 more words


JJ Watt Está Buscando Al Hijo De Mi Amiga!

Durante el partido de los Houston Rockets que por cierto le ganaron a los Dallas Mavericks 111-99 sucedieron muchas cosas entre ellas vimos a JJ Watt haciendo Twerking y un niño de Nombre Nicholas dejo a todos impresionados con su interpretación del himno nacional. 280 more words