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Please don’t spank your kids

(Source: www.vox.com)

Every parent struggles at some point with willful, misbehaving children. Many parents regularly resort to corporal punishment — striking a child with an object or an open hand — to force compliance, to punish, or simply out of anger or frustration. 2,648 more words


The decline of Disney.

This post is in response to an article I read about the Disney channel. I’ll post a link to it here: Disney has become a bad influence! 724 more words

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

Today we remember …

30th November 1917

W Hermon, College Staff. Lance-Corporal, 5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action in the Battle of Cambrai. 15 more words

Commemorating The Fallen Of WW1

A Lesson From Egypt

*Survival tidbit

No matter which moment in our history we choose to look at, we’re bound to see a society filled with blood and hatred. 633 more words

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Humbling moments in history - A Corporal's Tale

It was the Year of Our Lord 1988, 0527hrs, summertime in Fort Hood, Texas…Battalion-level field evaluations. Young Corporal P was in the T.C. hatch of his dreaded M-901 ITV…three minutes from stand-to (an old Army practice of having the entire Battalion start their armored vehicles in unison so that, in theory, the “enemy” would not know where individual armored vehicles were located…but in practice, the “enemy” knew where your whole damned Battalion was located!) My loader was on guard duty…outside of the track…patrolling (making coffee) and had just woke me up. 1,797 more words

Corporal Boehme

Today would have been the 152nd anniversary of Ludwig and Sarah (Hartung) Boehme.  I have already written a little bit about this couple in a previous post titled, … 750 more words

A Waterloo Winks

To be honest, I never thought I’d be writing about my paternal grandfather’s side of the family on this blog. The Winks’ are a fairly normal line of people. 309 more words