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!
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
April 9, 2020 The rain has stopped! I got out onto the trails by my house early for once on … Continue reading Adventure Log in the Time of Corona: Pandemic
Yesterday, as I approached the end of excerpting my father’s 600 letters from WWII—the last of the siblings to return … Continue reading Warbegone: Progress Update
This week, as we celebrate the life and legacy of an American hero, I am reading about heroes of the … Continue reading History Repeating
“When you work with your hands, you become more deeply connected with yourself.“ —Julia Gold, co-founder Michigan Folk School It … Continue reading An Ancestral Pilgrimage