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Happy Victoria Day !!

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cevas

Thank you Carol !!

Carol66

Neat picture!

cevas

Thank you Li!! I had a very pleasant day yesterday, thank you!

joyfulli

Very festive, Cathy. Happy late holiday to you.

cevas

Thank you Rob! It isn't celebrated in all the Canadian provinces. Quebec doesn't celebrate it. Other than a parade here or there most people don't do anything special on this day. In fact many Canadians spend this weekend working in their gardens!!

robryan

Happy Victoria Day Cathy!! I've learnt something today!! I wonder if it's celebrated anywhere else?

cevas

Oh Jacques! I almost missed your note. Thank you very much for your good wishes!!

cevas

Thank you Jim! You got that right!!... : ) ... I enjoyed a wonderful lunch at a friend's house and we toasted the queen!

Thank you Denise!! It has been a great day so far!

Hi Faye! That's right!! ... :-)

Thank you Lorna!! I'm glad you like the picture!

Thank you Lyndee. The rhododendrons and the wisteria are adding to the decorations!!

Hi Suzy! On behalf of the Canadian jigidiers, "Thanks a lot, eh?!"

Thank you Aggie. There is no Victoria Day parade here in the greater Vancouver area. But there is a big parade in the city of Victoria!!!

jacquescamus

Happy Victoria Day Cathy!

aggie

Happy Victoria Day to you too Cathy. Hope you enjoyed your day off too. Don't see very many houses decked out for this particular holiday around here - this one looks very nice. Lots of fireworks the last couple of days also that are real fun.

pumpkinhead

I am humming "Oh, Canada", as I solve the puzzle. Happy Victoria Day to you and all of our Canadian jigidiers.

lyndee

Happy Victoria Day to you Cathy. You chose a lovely picture for this event.

goingsilver

Nice picture Cathy, and a Happy Victoria Day to you!

gemstone

May 24th is actually Queen Victoria's birthday. :)

bentleyd

A very happy Victoria day Cathy:-)
Enjoy:-)

jcarroll

And a Happy Victoria Day to you, too, Cathy! Any excuse to party, right? LOL!

cevas

Thank you very much Okieclem. (I love your profile picture!!) Probably because we get tons of rain ... which nobody envies!!!! I'm glad you stopped by!

Thank you Ank. Here is a blurb from Wikepedia.
Victoria Day is a federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday before May 25, in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday. The current Canadian sovereign's official birthday is recognized on this date too. It is sometimes considered as marking the beginning of the summer season in Canada.
I wish you a happy Tweeke Pinksterdag!!! Hug

Thank you Laurajane! I am retired so the expression 'long weekend' is no longer in my vocabulary. How nice that all your weekends are long too !!! ... :-))))

puzzeljac

I forgot, Have a beautiful day, hugs.

laurajane

A happy Victoria Day to you, Cathy and a happy Pentecost Monday to you, Ank! It is not a holiday here. I just have Mondays off from work :o)

puzzeljac

Happy Victoria day to you Cathy. Good morning. What do you celebrate on this day?
Today we have a fay off too. We have "tweede pinksterdag" Whit Monday, second Pentecost. Just like Christmas and Easter we celebrate it with two days.
I like this nice photo.

okieclem

This is such a joyful picture, cevas. Happy Victoria Day to you! (Sigh -- why are all the flowers in your part of the world always so big and colorful?I'm envious!)

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