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Saving Stories Much Too Good to be Lost

This week’s blog post is from Diana Erbio, author of Coming to America: A Girl Struggles to Find Her Way in a New World. See Diana’s bio at the end.  My grandfather would often conclude a long talk with me by saying, “There’s a book in all of us…ay, Schatzi?” Schatzi is what my grandfather […]

Coloring photographs: another of my mom’s talents

A few weeks back, the prompt for 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks was COLOR. Here’s my story, better late than never. There are no colorful names in my family or anyone that I really consider to be a colorful character, but there were (and still are) a lot of artistic people in my family. My […]

The Musical Martins

Music is the prompt for this week. I don’t have a specific story, but I can tell you about music in my mom’s family. Being 18 years older than me, my cousin Rose Marie GANUS WARD (1941-2015) experienced our grandparents, aunts, and uncles in a different way that I did. For one thing, our Grandpop […]

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