I had never pictured the snow

There’s a new link circulating showing photos, some in color, of the soldiers from the Battle of the Bulge of WWII. My husband’s uncle died laying phone lines prior to that battle. I have letters from his buddies. The study of that time is both sad and fascinating. But I had never pictured the snow. […]

Saying goodbye to their youth

It’s been a weird day. I’d have to say it started in church where we blessed two young men from our congregation that are anticipating redeployment. One is a friend of the middle child. (I’ve never felt so old.) After the blessing a group of retired women toward the front of the church stood and […]

Lt. John Patrick Kilkenny, Jr., Co. D, 424th Infantry, 106th Division

I’ve started the difficult task of transcribing the letters in the Kilkenny family archives. These are about the death of Lt. John Patrick Kilkenny, Jr., Co. D, 424th Infantry, 106th Division. If you happen to stumble across this from an internet search and can help to provide background, please leave a comment or contact me […]