Category Archives: Musings

A Long Time Past

It seems a lifetime since I last wrote something here. In fact, it was August of last year. The new year is six days old, which is nothing when you ponder what the other 359 will bring. Last year brought … Continue reading

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A Silent Thank You

On Sunday, the 27th of December 2015, I had left my partner’s home and was driving home after spending a wonderful Christmas with her. During the time I was there, we bought, put up and decorated the tree. A tradition that … Continue reading

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Christmas Truce, 1914

Peace on Earth …. Amen Dearest Mother and Father, As we sit huddled in our trenches separated from the Hun by craters and barbed wire, our thoughts are at home with our families. The occasional sniffle makes its way to … Continue reading

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How Many Shades of What??

While looking after “Das Haus” and all that is within its walls, I have come across books that I have yet to read. This is always a nice discovery, for me at least, as I am a somewhat avid reader … Continue reading

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Martians and Pirates and Soldiers, Oh My !!!

How can one pay tribute to someone with such a vast repetroire of accomplishments? I cannot answer that question in its entirity though I am compelled to try. The first I knew of Robin Williams was as a comedic Martian … Continue reading

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