Tag: history

What I Just Finished Reading…

This morning, after pouring over my iPad Mini during every free moment these past several days, I finally finished The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust by Edith Hahn Beer. This book?  Gripping. Edith, an educated woman who lives in Vienna at the start of World War II, opts to go underground…

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A new addition to my collection

Anyone who knows me knows that one of my biggest obsessions is old time radio – specifically, the show “Fibber McGee & Molly.”  (I mean, c’mon, they’re in my WordPress icon.  I LOVE Jim and Marian Jordan, aka Fibber and Molly.  They feel like family to me!) So I’m quite excited to be adding this…

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The history that surrounds you

The thing I love about history is that it’s everywhere.  Growing up, I was convinced that I lived in the single most boring spot in America: southern Indiana.  My parents were quick to correct me of this gross inaccuracy and then proceeded to haul me all over the state over the next few years, pointing…

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