Monthly Archives: April 2010

I did something dangerous.

I let my kids visit the neighbor’s little farm. Now guess what they want? Technorati Tags: family life, ranch, baby goat, new chick

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Pogo: Toxic to the Tongue! A Tragic Tale of Little L

Do you remember pogo sticks? As a little girl in the ’70s, this was one of my favorite past-times, jumping and balancing like a happy kangaroo. Besides my stilts, another old-school toy, the pogo stick was IT. One of these … Continue reading

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Women of The French Resistance

A look at the life of another woman of the French Resistance, French housewife Berthe Fraser. Continue reading

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Behind Enemy Lines

A review of Marthe Cohn’s compelling memoir of life as a young French Jew and nurse/spy with the Free French forces.
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Grieving with Poland

I’ve been emailing back and forth today with a friend in Poland. I’m hosting a young Polish girl this summer, the student of my friend who teaches English there. We went over the details of Julia’s itinerary and plans for … Continue reading

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Suite Française and Irene’s Story

A review of Irene Némirovsky’s stunning novel of humanity in chaos; her book remained undiscovered for 64 years after her death at Auschwitz.
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