I drove by a school this evening and I noticed a new inspirational message. On the flip side of a sign that mentioned parent teacher meetings and exam dates were the words, “SUCCESS IS THE ONLY OPTION.” At first, I just sighed and wondered if there was only one option, doesn’t that mean there are no options. And, did the person who put this message up think of these kind of things. Then, I realized it was possible, as long as the students gave 110% of their total abilities. Well, no need to worry about the future, everything is going to be fine.
I know it isn’t news now, but since I have been busy recently, I’m only now coming around to discussing the Scottish independence vote. Of course, since it has been two weeks no one will take me serious. Therefore, I’m not going to be serious.
Many people around the world watched the vote, but those who have their own separatist agenda were undoubtedly more interested. One such group was the Quebec Sovereigntists.
That got me thinking. Perhaps, the mistake the Scots made is that they didn’t team up with Quebec. Maybe if they joined to form their own country, Scotland-Quebec (or Quebec-Scotland, their choice of course) they could have had success. Scots and Quebecers working together isn’t that far fetched. Consider the contributions of Scottish immigrants to Quebec (see this Wikipedia article on Scots-Quebecer). Have you ever wondered why Montreal’s most famous university has a Scottish name? It is named after James McGill, who was originally from Glasgow.
If these countries do join together, I would like to propose a flag. First, consider the flag of Scotland.
Now, look at the flag of Quebec.
Finally, my design. I think you will agree that my design is very logical, combining elements of both flags.
(The first two flags are from Wikipedia, the last one I created using CorelDraw.)