My epic war letters book project is finished! Well, it’s at the printer; I’ll get a proof in a couple … Continue reading Letters Home: An American Farm Family in WWII—It’s a book!
Dear Reader: The opening of a post I read today by a blogging author I follow began that way, “Dear … Continue reading Closing Out 2020: Finding the Good
I commanded Alexa to “play Christmas music” last night and immediately realized I needed to be more specific or I … Continue reading The Way We Were
My father died 25 years ago today. It’s Father’s Day. All my life my birthday flirted with Father’s Day, landing … Continue reading Letters from the War: Anniversaries
This week, as we celebrate the life and legacy of an American hero, I am reading about heroes of the … Continue reading History Repeating
It’s Christmas in the European Theatre of Operations, 1944—75 years ago; but what with letters taking two to six weeks … Continue reading Christmas 1944
Someday I will transcribe Joel Brigham (Goodell) Baker’s letters from the Civil War; they are truly amazing. For now, we … Continue reading My Family of Storytellers for 385 Years in America: Part 3