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Walk # 9

“After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value.” — George Macauley Trevelyan

Starting Point: Dollard and Newman in Lasalle.

Bus let me off here. 1,541 more words


July 22, 1916

British attack along the Pozières-Guillemont front; severe street fighting in Pozières. French gain a little ground in the Fleury sector, Verdun.

European Theatre

Placements, contracts, and countless hours of researching.

It’s actually been about a month since I received my arrêté de nomination (basically the work contract that named the specific schools I will be teaching at, and is needed to get my visa), and I’ve been slowly processing through my thoughts on my placement. 494 more words


3 Day Quote Challenge: War

A big thank you to Sensible Teen for the nomination! It is a wonderful blog written by a teenager from India with a refreshing perspective and a sharp wit. 610 more words


Bus Stop With Dirt Picture

Realized lately that two projects that I have had going in the last couple of years, Bus Stops and Dirt, have started interacting. Not sure I completely approve, yet, it is what it is. 66 more words


Verdun, Fort Douaumont, and National Honor at its Worst

World War I was a titanic struggle. A struggle which involved millions of men and the destruction of vast quantities of wealth. The conflict, which raged around the world for four, horrible years, was dominated by battles that demonstrated how far Western Civilization had advanced technologically and organizationally, while throwing into sharp relief how stunted it was morally. 2,785 more words

World War I

Found: Teen girl missing from Verdun youth home

Police have found the 15-year-old girl missing from a group home in Verdun.

The girl had not been seen since she left the youth centre where she resides on June 29, but was found on July 11.

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