For our anniversary, Marvin and I drove from Houston over to historic New Braunfels, Texas, near San Antonio. Unable to bear the thought of leaving our six-month-old puppy with a sitter, we took him along and planned our meals around places that were pet-friendly.
Read on to see our favorite pet-friendly restaurants and Bars in New Braunfels.
Growing up, I never understood the fascination other people had about war. As an adult in my 30's, I find myself drawn to the subject, particularly World War 2, not in a macabre way, but as a way of understanding what went wrong and how to avoid it in the future. In 1905 George Santayana said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." In 1948, in the aftermath of the second great war, Winston Churchill rephrased Santayana's words: "Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it."
I cannot start or end a war, but in an effort to avoid participating in the repetition of the atrocities committed by regular civilians to their friends and neighbors, and to remind myself that “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" (Edmund Burke), I have been reading as many WWII books as I can get my hands on.
Continue reading to see my short list of books and movies about World War 2.
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