MY DAILY CALENDAR – DAY 342 – DECEMBER 8, 2013

MY DAILY CALENDAR FOR SUNDAY, DAY 342 OF 2013: 

NOVEMBER 7, 1941

NOVEMBER 8, 1941

Today is the 72nd Anniversary of FDR’s speech before Congress that marked the United States involvement in the Second World War. I’ll admit I was there, but I don’t remember much about it. I remember my Uncles all wearing Uniforms and going off to war. But I had no idea where War was located. And for some reason I thought that the Japanese and the Chimpanzees were both the same thing, and they were coming to get me during the night. And I don’t remember President Roosevelt. The first president I actually remember was Harry S Truman. I also remember my neat sailor suit.

ME, MY UNCLE BOB, AND MY BROTHER JIMMY.

ME, MY UNCLE BOB, AND MY BROTHER JIMMY.

Guess I always was a bit of a ham. Unfortunately, just like World War I, World War II was not the war to end all wars. It seems like humans will never get their acts together … and in the end we all lose. Unfortunately, it’s not the people who start wars.

MY DAY, SO FAR: It’s still cold out, and we had another snowfall that just barely refreshed the blanket of white that was beginning to look a bit grey. And it still has to be measured in centimeters instead of inches. And I’m still not in a very merry holiday mood yet.

My story’s in the telling, not the told
I’m stayin’ young, I’m stayin’ young
It’s wonderful the way I hold my own
When everything surrounding me has grown so old

DSC08489  TODAY’S MENSA PUZZLE:12:8

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