I caught this short story on NPR yesterday. Warms the heart! I think I know a bit of how Mr. Cox feels as I have had the same surprise and appreciation each time I encounter someone across the miles who puts a piece of my family's WWII story together.
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. Here … Continue reading Connecting to Anne Frank
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 I … Continue reading Washington DC Research Not For Naught
Last week I wrote about my conversation with Joanna Caplan after finding out about her show "Total Verrückt!" 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 her … Continue reading Tales from the Small World File