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Where I’m From

August 13, 2011


(The following  post was inspired by the brilliantly cheeky ukulale-playing Elly of Bugginword, who saw a piece titled “Where I’m From” by another blogger and then wrote her own.  Because LBL is nothing if not inspired by Elly, she wrote her own as a comment on her blog.  The following is a slightly expanded version.  […]

From the Desert to the Shtetl

September 10, 2010


                                                                                                               My cousin Linda and I have been chasing our family history off and on for more years than I can remember.  Currently, we are “on.”  Our tree is filled with people who often had to be invisible in order to survive, and, even in death, they remain elusive in spite of our best efforts […]