Veterans’ Day 2013

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, 2013, marks the 96th anniversary of Armistice … 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