Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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Monday, November 11, 2013
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 an armistice [ceasefire] on the Western Front took effect. Some countries commemorate Armistice Day, but in the US we remember our fallen and vets on Veteran's Day. During World War I bakers and cooks were recruited who used the Army manual for cooking, including a recipe which made 15 pumpkin pies.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Not any fallen leaves, but maple, beech, willow oak, hickory and aspen were worn by Americans "... in Europe, formed into wreaths for the hair, or trimmings for ball-dresses, and the effect was considered beautiful." ...