Thursday, June 16, 2011

Cemetery Focus

American traveler reflects on a visit to the World War II Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten, the Netherlands.

(Mike, 1993)

He writes:

I think I cried.
I remember that being a significant paradigm shift in my life. I was 22 with my whole life ahead of me. So were most of the dead soldiers at that cemetery. Never forgot that. People take our freedom for granted.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Award Flashback

Below, photo featuring recipient of the, "I Worked Christmas for the Upteenth Year and no Matter How Slow it Was We Still Didn't Make Deadline Award" for 1996.

Award winner showing the killed page that resulted in blowing lockup on the slowest news day of the year.

"I'm proud to take home this award," said '96 award winner R. Genest. "It makes me feel a little bit closer to being human."

Officials were reluctant to comment on the killed page but released a statement that said, in part, "Sometimes a comma changes the meaning. It's very possible there was liable exposed. Bob might have done the right thing. Time will tell. "