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Unfinished Person said…
For humor, I like the four more years for editorial cartoonist, but for seriousness and for what today is about, the winner is the first one. As always a good wrap-up of the week.
nonamedufus said…
You know I may not have paid close enough attention in previous years but I was watching the Remembrance Day ceremonies on TV before today's pre-game show and at the end of the ceremony, as the veterans marched off, the crowd broke into sustained applause. It was very, very moving.
meleahrebeccah said…
thank you for the giggles.
Cheryl said…
Oh these are good. Thanks for the much-needed laugh.

How are you these days?
nonamedufus said…
Glad you enjoyed them, Cheryl. I'm doing all right, although I'm thinking of taking a bit of a blogging break. We'll see.
michael nelson said…
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always enjoyed reading your articles...very thourough and inciteful. I'm just
leaving the comment to appreciate your efforts in disseminating the knowledge.
...will keep following your posts as always...



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