Tag Archives: War

Heartlander of the Week: Students of History

This week’s Heartlanders are The White Rose, a student group of subversives at the University of Munich during World War II. They were active from mid-1942 to early 1943 when the ringleaders of the group were executed for distributing leaflets … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day

Today, I’m reposting a Veterans’ Day post that first appeared on my LiveJournal, and then I reposted to FaceBook on Veterans’ Day 2009.  It could probably use some updating, maybe next time.  Please scroll all the way to the end, … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Overall

To Germany. Reunified. Unified. United. One. Twenty-five years and counting.

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Heartlander of the Week: Spangly!***!!!!!

This week’s Heartlander is The Star-Spangled Banner, both the song and the flag. Two hundred years since the Brits failed to rewin the colonies–oops!  Didn’t mean to rub it in.  😀  (At least you still have Canada.  Oops again!!!!) I … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: A Day to Remember

To the veterans of World War II. The ones who planned, plotted, strategized, trained, fought, bled and died to protect a vision of World culture. My we continue on the Path you set in Peace.

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The Beginning of the End, the End of the Beginning

Musings and noodlings noted while relaxing over a cup of tea and waiting . . . . Got a surprise today, one that shouldn’t have been a surprise, I guess, if I was as much a student of history as … Continue reading

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Secrets & Lies

So, for some inexplicable reason, Lifetime decided to resurrect the 1980s Pulp Fiction novel, Flowers in the Attic, last weekend.  Without giving it any more airtime or glory, it’s a rather awkward series of novels about a family that one … Continue reading

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