On’yer Mate! – Aussie Rules is 161 Years Old Today

On'yer Mate! - Aussie Rules is 161 Years Old Today I was not aware that Australian rules football was as old as that.  It is the oldest of the world's major football codes.  The first AFL match was played in 1858 between Melbourne Grammar and Scotch College. The game was developed for adult players, with

2019-08-05T09:12:58-06:00Wednesday, August 7, 2019|Categories: Fun Stuff, Historical Stuff|Tags: , , |

Day of the Dead

"Halloween" just slides off the tongue.  When you read the word or hear it, you think kids, silly costumes, pumpkins and candy.  Or, if you have my addiction, you think, "candy, candy, candy, candy, candy...!" The word Halloween, though, is a shortened form of "All Hallows' Eve".  That is, the evening before All Hallows' Day...or,