Diary entries relating to "war"
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Anyone who is around hummingbirds
for any length of time discovers that they would rather fight than eat. We have a hummingbird feeder on our balcony, not (I admit) because I think they need food--our neighborhood is filled with delicious flowers--but because these...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Now that our troops are finally leaving Iraq (and will soon, hopefully, be departing from Afghanistan), it's time to reflect on the fact that the 20th (and now the 21st) centuries have been so filled with fighting
. Interestingly enough, scientists tell us that...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
I was in a doctor's office recently, when I saw, among the various diplomas from medical schools of the physicians in the office, a framed citation from Vietnam, thanking the particular doctor I was there to see. It got me thinking back about that war, which was a major protest event in my youth, over 30 years ago. But those are all memories and...