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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

God, I forgot how soul sucking this book was. I decided on a whim as Jim and I were perusing through the bookstore weekend before last to pick up a copy of All Quiet on the Western Front. I had read it in college as part of one of my core History classes - back… Continue reading All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

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It’s Armistice Day (aka Veterans Day, aka Remembrance Day)

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the guns fell silent. Today here in the US is Veterans Day - a day to celebrate, thank, and honor the men and women who have fought for our country. But it is also a much more specific holiday - and the holiday… Continue reading It’s Armistice Day (aka Veterans Day, aka Remembrance Day)