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Fatigues were not just the usual maintenance duties of the unit. Any “extra-professional” task  that needed to be done could be assigned. As the weather worsened in November and December, improvements to the stables were called for, and it was the men of the battery who carried them out. 127 more words

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Fatigues

While training was going on, soldiers were also assigned various “fatigues,” what the Oxford English Dictionary politely calls “the extra-professional duties of a soldier.” The trench definition was more pointed: “various kinds of work done by Tommy while he is ‘resting.'” (1) 155 more words

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things of the past ... stick shifts and cursive writing

I awoke to the news that Fidel Castro had passed away.  Another event that seemingly is sharing the arc of my life.  I was only 9 or 10 when he ‘liberated’ Cuba and subsequently visited the UN.   201 more words

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Big joB geTs me Up

coNgress on aNti-mA:tters

– wasH & blOw Dry

Back  Abed fOr SoMething

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an offence

Today I offended a man.

I was watching him for a while:
He was personally attacking others,
being noisy and rude;
but I was waiting. 249 more words

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