The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month

Mamacita says: This day used to be known as Armistice Day, in honor of the armistice that was signed on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month”. This year, 2012, marks the 95rd anniversary of Armistice … Continue reading

The Time Is Always Right To Do What Is Right

Mamacita says: Why is this day a holiday in most communities? (This community doesn’t consider it a holiday, but that’s typical for this county.) (None of our schools closed. None of our schools has EVER closed for MLK Day.)(They don’t … Continue reading

Aces, Cooties, Big Bertha, Devil Dogs, and the Eleventh Hour

Mean ol’ Miz Roberts, in seventh grade, made us all memorize this poem. I still know it by heart. Thank you, Miz Roberts. This poem refers to World War One soldiers, killed and buried overseas.  Their families had no body … Continue reading

The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month

Mamacita says:  This day used to be known as Armistice Day, in honor of the armistice that was signed on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month”.  This year, 2010, marks the 93rd anniversary of Armistice … Continue reading