The 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

  I normally mark Remembrance Day each year, but this year is special. World War I, the Great War, was not the deadliest war in history. It wanted wasn’t even the second most deadliest. In a list of total casualties, World War I comes eighth! So why is so much fuss made about World War

A High-Stress Marathon, Even For Me.

I honestly didn't think I'd manage to pull this off. A few weeks ago, it was brought to my attention that November 11 this year is the one hundredth anniversary of Armistice Day -- known as Remembrance Day by many western countries. As a history nut, I was appalled I had nearly missed this significant