We received the following message tied to a stone from the opposite German trenches. —-‘We’re going to open fire with artillery. We don’t want to do this but we’ve been ordered to. It will come this evening, and we’ll blow a whistle first so you’ll have time to take cover.’
—Regimental War Diary, 5th Leicester Regiment, World War I. (via peashooter85)
after my procedure at the hospital today my doctor tried to explain all of the medications he’s putting me on and i was kind of out of it on pain meds and he goes, “and i’m going to be putting you on some serious steroids, do you have any problems with that?”
and apparently i looked at my mom and whispered, “i’ll never play major league baseball” and started crying
A design for a matchlock/wheel-lock mechanism by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Victorian house 4
Victorian house 5
A song popular in the United States during World War I.