Tag: Remembrance Day

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When the Whole Year Is a Teachable Moment

2020 has been one heck of a year. A difficult year. One big teachable moment, in my opinion. And it's not over yet.
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Mired in the Mud … Thoughts on Poetry and Fiction and War

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that I usually write something about Remembrance Day in November.  For many years, I taught at a school named for John McCrae, who wrote the famous poem “In Flanders Fields,” so ...
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And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda

Remembering Our Remembrance Day … In Australia

This year on Remembrance Day I'm remembering the service of remembrance we attended on a beach in Australia at dawn.
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