'In Flanders Fields'


An American Housewife (occasionally) in London 11/11/2012

In the US we know, vaguely, of November 11th as Veteran’s Day, which follows the Marine Corps birthday by a day. Sadly, it isn’t much noticed. Memorial Day in May is bigger in the national consciousness.

In the UK Remembrance Sunday is held the closest Sunday […]

Kitties Rescued by US Marine Soldiers in Afghanistan


This is one of the more humane articles we’ve read about anything in Afghanistan for at least a dozen years.

H/T Blazing Cat Fur, Why We Fight: Kitties Rescued by US Marines in Afghanistan

Unique Scoop 6/26/2010

In Afghanistan, in the midst of war, many animals are lost and separated from their family. […]