Happy International Women’s Day! All Women Deserve Flowers On This Day!

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Happy International Women’s Day

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Why couldn’t the flower ride its bike?

It lost its petals.

Interesting Fact:  The earliest Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909, in New York; it was organized by the Socialist Party of America in remembrance of the 1908 strike of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.[4] There was no specific strike happening on March 8, despite later claims. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women%27s_Day )

Come Fly With Me, Let’s Fly, Let’s Fly Away

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Great Egret

Day 155 / 365

What kind of bird can carry the most weight?
The crane

Interesting Fact: Though it mainly hunts while wading, the Great Egret occasionally swims to capture prey or hovers (somewhat laboriously) over the water and dips for fish. ( http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Great_Egret/lifehistory )