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We arrived in Scotland yesterday and immediately went to see our chief, Lord Elgin, to pay our respects. He and Lady Elgin welcomed us and told us of all the plans for the week to celebrate Bannockburn. Today we went to Edinburgh with our sons and daughter in law who are here too. It was great to see the sights with them and show them the history. We have seen little about the coming vote on independence. I am not sure what to expect while we are here. It will be interesting. Tomorrow it is Stirling and Bannockburn and a visit to the new Visitors Center. Can't wait. More later.

Don Bruce

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# 23 - Home to Scotland - 06/23/2014 - 19:37 - - -
B-) Minnesota Scots • "Scottish News In Minnesota"
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There are certain things that seem to go together; wind and rain, champagne and strawberries, tatties and neeps. The best is still Scotch and cigars. I wanted to make certain that you were aware of the invitation from the Crofts to their now annual cigar and scotch evening. The actual invitation is located on the front page of the Minnesota Scots website. [see June 2014 SNIM, page 2.]

Having attended this last year, I can assure you that it is a wonderful evening and that the different scotches make it worthwhile. There is something there that you have not tasted before.

Please consider joining us there!

Neil Johnson
Minnesota Scots
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# 22 - Cigars and Scotch - 06/03/2014 - 14:35 - - Minnesota - USA
:-o by Visit Scotland(TM) • "Meet the Scots during Homecoming 2014"

Welcome to Scotland! Find insider travel tips from the locals, explore our seasonal calendar to learn about the events, activities and wildlife in Scotland all year round, or uncover your family's Scottish roots. It's all here for you to enjoy. And there's no better time than now to visit, with hundreds of events and festivals across the country during 2014, the Year of Homecoming Scotland.

Welcome in 2014 with Highland Hogmanay, experience history being brought to life at Bannockburn Live in June, take a front row seat during the Glasgow Commonwealth Games or cheer on golfing greats at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. Find out more about everything you can see and do in Scotland in 2014[...]

https://www.visitscotland.com/see-do/

https://www.facebook.com/iamascot

https://www.visitscotland.com/see-do/events/

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# 21 - Meet the Scots! - 01/30/2014 - 18:20 - - - Scotland
B-) Minnesota Scots • "Scottish News In Minnesota"
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The best way to stay current on local upcoming and ongoing events and news from the Scottish-American community is to sign up to receive the FREE email newsletter, Scottish News in Minnesota (SNIM). It comes to you automatically in your email, once monthly or more often as special events occur. There are many Scottish or Celtic-themed happenings going on every month in Minnesota, and you'll want to know about them!
If you have any Celtic news or events you would like to be included in the upcoming SNIM, please send it to: scottishnewsinmn@gmail.com :: Deadline for news input is a week prior to the end of each month. This gives us time to produce the SNIM.
Your subscription is completely confidential; your information is not marketed to, or shared with, any other individuals, organizations, or businesses.

:-D http://www.scottishamericancentermn.org/SNIM.php

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# 20 - Scottish News In Minnesota - 01/08/2014 - 21:00 - - Minnesota - USA
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