30 DoB Day 16: Favorite Female Character

Somehow I think this meme is going to end up being the 30 weeks of books instead of the 30 Days of Books.  Maybe I’ll get two in this week.  Which brings us to today’s: Day 16 – Favorite female character It’s funny, there weren’t as many female favorite characters that immediately leapt to mind as…

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Uncle Franklin

Cori’s excellent reminder that “Memorial Day isn't about hamburgers, beer, and friends — it's about remembering what it took to ensure that we could have hamburger, beer, and friends” got me thinking… Our parents used the mantle above the fireplace in the Ancestral Betz Home in Camden, NJ for immediate family pictures – nearly the…

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The War and The Wall

I think I’d expected Berlin to be “now” and “hip” and “Euro” (whatever that means), and it was…but I think my lasting impression will be that of the echoes of the past that still resonate all over that town – specifically from The Second World War and The Cold War. Its fascinating, because at sometimes…

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