Long periods of peace and quiet favor certain optical illusions. Among them is the assumption that the invulnerability of the home is founded upon the Constitution and safe-guarded by it. In reality, it rests upon the father of the family who, accompanied by his sons, appears with an ax on the threshold of his dwelling. -- Ernst Junger
Wednesday, June 06, 2007
Today, we remember the men who landed in France on June 6, 1944.
I can't imagine what it must have been like to be one of those men on that "Day of days". I'm awed by what they did.