Tag Archives: Football

The other ROSE BOWL


The Rose Bowl Parade –  on New Years Day is a tradition that has a very unusual history. The Valley Hut Club of Pasadena in the winter of 1890 wanted to promote the “Mediterranean of the West”. They invited the … Continue reading

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Floral Grey Cup – Western Lily versus Eastern Lily


Saskatchewan Western Red Lily (Lillium philadelphicum) Saskatchewan selected the Western red lily as its floral emblem in 1941. This tall, bright red flower grows in meadows and light forests. Quebec Blue Flag (Iris versicolor Linné) The Madonna lily was Quebec’s … Continue reading

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Football Mums are not only for girls, fellows receive garters (Grey Cup = Football Mums Part Three)


As relating to Post 1 http://funflowerfacts.com/2010/11/23/ and Post 2 http://funflowerfacts.com/2010/11/24/ Here is part 3! The Football Mum is not only for the  girls, fellows can receive a matching garter, or it may be personalized to reflect his involvement in sports … Continue reading

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Grey Cup = Football Mums Part one


Here in Edmonton we are getting ready to host the CFL Grey Cup this weekend. Yes the weather is going to cooperate, today it is -27C and by the weekend it is going to be a balmy -6C.  However it … Continue reading

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