Remember “T H E M”

On this date, one hundred years ago, the bells rang out across many countries. The armistice had been signed and the fighting was officially ended but not before Private George Lawrence Price was killed.

In the setting of the sun we will remember them.

He was one of “them” Continue reading

A Soldier’s War*

10 wooden crates and 5 soldiers in uniform on the stage. It doesn’t seem like enough to transport you to the hearts and minds of those Continue reading

Remembrance Project 2018

I try to spend some time during the first 11 days of November reading and thinking about commitment, sacrifice and freedom. There is always a story, or two, that speak to me.

I want to share a Continue reading

Cenotaph Men

This moves me. The amount of work undertaken to document the stories of the Ogema men shows such dedication. Kudos to the people behind this.

Source: Cenotaph Men

I saw these names every year on Remembrance Day as we filed by the Cenotaph. I saw the four corner posts of name places. As an adult you put it all together and it makes a story that leaves a mark on your soul.

Bernie

Sunday Snippets

June is, consistently, the month I blog the least in. The days are long, the list of outside activities is huge and life is full, busy and rewarding. It leaves little time to blog when you are making Continue reading

What I Miss

There aren’t a lot of things I miss about life in the city but the Continue reading

Images

At first glance the image was confusing. In a slightly more panoramic view things came into better perception. But it was the background story detail that spoke to me. Continue reading

NHS Fort Walsh

The wide open sky and the huge rolling hills alongside the cattle grazing filled my soul. The setting of this National Historic Site pulls at my roots.  Continue reading

NHS – Roger’s Pass

There is far more here than meets the eye of the average motorist, ourselves included. Our past history includes a few Continue reading