At the Going Down Of the Sun…

Why do certain words or phrases stick with us throughout our lifetime. Upon hearing such words, you can never un-hear them, you know? As this Remembrance Day 2013 fast approaches I find myself wondering. Look, I’ve never been to war and I sincerely hope and pray Read More …

Rememberance Day 2009

I wonder what those veterans, those young men who went to war on our behalf and paid the ultimate price would think about the slow but long overdue resurgence of gratitude and admiration the younger generations seem to be brought up with these days. For Read More …

Required Rememberance Day Viewing

At this time of year you can’t turn on a television without being inundated with war themed shows; shows which run the gamut from the good, to the bad, to the truly ugly. For what it is worth, here is my two cents worth on Read More …

Rememberance Day 2006

In Flanders FieldsIn Flanders Fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, saw dawn, Read More …