"Not in the 8th's .....Mess .... Major Sandler had
incorporated the eating of a raw leek into the Mess
.... ceremony... I recall you...could not eat yours,
what with funky choppers!).
Major "B", If you had attended the next sitting of
Major Sandler's 8th Mess, you would have
witnessed a bowl of pureed raw leeks, that
I devoured with no problem. And, having
done so, did announce, that from that time on
all my leeks would be cooked and in smaller
I also must add to your observations of
Major Sandler's 8th Mess. It was the
highlight of 1812 Re-enactments from
Toronto to Mississinewa. He did a very
smashing job in portraying
"how it would have been!"
Huzzah Barry !!!! ...... we miss you !
by the by,
" Washington wore falsies ! "
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