Connecting to Anne Frank

I was playing around on a genealogy website and I came across an interesting discovery: Anne Frank is my second great uncle’s uncle’s wife’s sister’s husband’s nephew’s wife’s first cousin once removed’s wife’s great-niece. Now, I wasn’t sure I believed this so I took out paper and pen and drew out the family connection. HereContinue reading “Connecting to Anne Frank”

Washington DC Research Not For Naught

Coming home from DC on Thursday, I was doing quite a bit of rationalizing. My rationalizations consisted of ideas such as: 1 – Now I know where not to look. 2 – The answers must not be there, and now I know that. 3 – I didn’t find what I was looking for, but IContinue reading “Washington DC Research Not For Naught”

Tales from the Small World File

Last week I wrote about my conversation with Joanna Caplan after finding out about her show “Total Verr├╝ckt!” We ended up becoming Facebook friends so we could follow each other’s projects. Yesterday Joanna shared information about her friend, Nancy Winship-Milliken, who is a visual artist. She makes what she calls environmentally-responsive sculpture. Check out herContinue reading “Tales from the Small World File”