…and in the morning

| September 23, 2017

On the Road to Home In the wee hours of the early morning Kurt arrives to take us from Ieper (Ypres) to Lille, France. It’s time to start the trek for home and along the trail there is one last passage of these sites of conflict that we have come to know with respect and […]

Ypres Salient South 2017

| September 21, 2017

Expressions On Their Faces The wheels begin to roll earlier today, across the cobbled back streets towards the Groote Markt and on through the Lille Gate. We are headed south of Ypres past Bedford House towards the St. Eloi Craters. The route today is almost a re-creation of our first visit to the Salient. At […]

When the Menin Gate is Quiet

| September 29, 2016

Ypres Day Five of Five Now that we have had our days in the sun, here on the Salient, it is time to go. A morning wander takes us to Menin Gate where there are few people and only the echoes of rumbling cars and trucks add to the murmurings amongst the names that live […]


| August 3, 2014

An Online Exhibit for Every Day of the Great War Marking 100 Years Distant Yesterday Theirs’ was a distant yesterday. These men and women who joined the campaign that took them to far and distant places. Towns and villages that would become all too familiar to other towns and villages as a timeline of chaos […]