Sunday, November 10, 2013


They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.


 What a waste.

One Third of the marriageable men of Great Britain died or were maimed in WW1. Their 'quality of life', as the PC crowd would say, was ruined.

War is sometimes brought to us and we cannot but engage.

 Whenever we lose our Integrity, our Dignity, Truth, Freedom to live and say what is Right we should remember them.

 When ever we choose the wrong path instead of the right one, we should remember the waste of their efforts to save our homes and loved-ones.

 When we give in to anger and hatred, we should think of just what was in the enemy that killed those Grand-fathers of ours, those husbands and sons, that also lies within ourselves, and will one day kill other good men; perhaps ourselves.

 When we look out over the society we have today, with its desire to kill even those who have yet to take their first breath, we ought to bring to mind that it might have been a quite different society today had not so many men been taken from the gene pool in WW1; and what our society today is doing to the society of tomorrow.

Remembrance too of  Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ, a stretcher bearer, decorated by every nation participating in the war, for his selfless courage and compassion for all the wounded he rescued regardless of uniform.

Pax Dei Vobiscum


  1. A poignant reminder of the huge losses and sacrifices made. We should all remember not to succumb to anger and hatred.

    1. I look around and see that the sacrifices were largely in vain. Yes, our two world wars stopped scourges but they were akin to fevers that burned-out viral infections. They nevertheless left weakened bodies open to different infections. And so history stumbles on.

    2. History repeats... It is so sad. Why do 'we' as a human race not learn from past mistakes and weaknesses...

  2. Great respect for those who bravely did their duty. Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ are you sure?

    1. There are few things in this world that I am sure of. When I was younger there were many.

  3. War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Unless of course, you are making a lot of money off it. (drummer)

    (That was a song during Vietnam)

    1. War is good for survival. As I pointed out.... "War is sometimes brought to us and we cannot but engage.".


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Our Bouncer is a gentleman of muscle and guile. His patience has limits. He will check you at the door.

The Tavern gets rowdy visitors from time to time. Some are brain dead and some soul dead. They attack customers and the bar staff and piss on the carpets. Those people will not be allowed in anymore. So... Be Nice..