Tag Archives: Military

Why She, Above All?

I dream, and I am at a trial. Around are those who will judge, all beautiful ladies from around the world. Lyrical names like Kongo and Yamato, stern names such as Bismarck and Scharnhorst, practical ones like Arizona and Utah, … Continue reading

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Sharing With Chattanooga

You don’t have to lose hundreds to have a tragedy. You don’t have to be overseas to give your life for your country. You don’t have to die in war to be a hero. A few months ago, I declared … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day 2014

On the porch of a house in Fresno, a small town in Ohio, Three flags in the wind blow for veterans I know, And those I don’t know, But admire and appreciate so. World War 1, 100 years ago. World … Continue reading

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A Picture Worth More Than Words

This is an editorial “cartoon” from  cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon , done for Halifax’s The Chronicle Herald earlier today. I felt this needed to be seen as widely as possible. For those unfamiliar with the war memorial in Ottawa, the soldiers … Continue reading

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A Horrible Day for Hamilton.

This was supposed to be a quick and light note, letting you all know I’m working my way back online following numerous technical problems (including not one, but two crashed laptops) and a number of home projects that kept me … Continue reading

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Yeah, Still Here – and Some MH-17 Info.

Hey, folks. Sorry for the absence here, I’ve been playing nursemaid for my wife following her surgery. All went well, she’s recovering great, and got the last of her stitches removed a couple days ago. She’s gone shopping and driving … Continue reading

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A Dual Day of Days.

Before I begin, my apologies – I had planned to do a much more detailed post today, but my migraines had a different plan. So this one’s off the cuff. Hang on, this may get bumpy! 🙂 Firstly, there is … Continue reading

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A Momentous 70th Anniversary.

As many of you may know, we have an important anniversary of a pivotal World War 2 event this week. So I figured I’d do my duty, and give you a handful of details about that critical moment, that day … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2014.

(Sigh.) WordPress decided NOT to post this 1st thing this morning, as I had TOLD it to. WordPress is revolting! (“You said it, it stinks on ice!” 😀 ) As we pause to honour those brave veterans who gave their … Continue reading

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I Want My Money Back.

You know, 2013 was (as my favourite Chinese blessing/curse goes) a very “interesting” year. I put in a special order for 2014 to be miserably dull, boring, and completely mundane. Kinda like yours truly (well, except for the mundane part … Continue reading

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