Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns is still celebrated for his poetry and music more than 220 years after his death at age 37. The Lincoln Scottish Rite celebrated the Ploughman Poet on January 26th with the annual Burns Night dinner. . .
Though Robert Burns died at the age of 37 - the victim of a rheumatic heart conditon or, some say, his licentious lifestyle, Burns is heralded as Scotland’s most famous son. His life is celebrated each year on his birthday the world over with dinner, Scotch, his poems and music, and haggis, the national dish of Scotland. The Valley of Lincoln celebrated the Ploughman Poet on January 27th with a traditional Robert Burns celebration. . .
Riding the success of the KSA Gathering hosted in Omaha this past May, the Knights of St. Andrew were invited to the Valley of Topeka, Kansas to put on the 29th Degree and conduct a Knighting ceremony. Ten members of the Omaha KSA made the 160 mile drive down on Saturday, September 10th. . .