Today marks 45 years since the birth of my sister though she didn’t survive past the age of 15.Continue reading
Visiting Muncie from Dallas in the summer of 2002, I had to deal with Dad and his wife’s assortment of cats, one of which was a tiny kitten named “Dieter”. Dieter was a feisty little critter that would wreak havoc on the other sophisticated cats (sophicsticats), and drive everybody and every other cat nuts – except Dad. On the morning of my departure, I rose early and proceeded to the bathroom to get ready. Closing the door behind me was difficult until I realized the tiny Dieter was scrunched in the door trying to follow me in. Dieter almost met his fate that morning in 2002, little more than several weeks old.Continue reading
It will be fifty years this November 22nd, a day that I remember like it was yesterday.Continue reading
The holiday was originally established to celebrate the end of “The Great War” in 1918 and named “Armistice Day” or “Remembrance Day” until 1945, the end of the Second World War, when it was renamed “Veteran’s Day” in honor of all who served in our military – “The Great War” was hence referred to as “World War I”.