Happy that the World Still Contains a Little Joy: A Soprano’s Aria Chapter 24

Thursday April 11 Fri 12 – Sat 13 — Helping Jessie with her washing & housework and looking over my diary. Sunday April 14 – Spent most of the day writing. Later in the afternoon Mrs. Miller & I went call on Mrs. Hausenbalg. She is an old woman of German birth and widow of […]

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My Soldier Boy & Divorce: A Soprano’s Aria Chapter 22

Jan 1 1918 May the year be a happy one. I finished work, began on Mon. Jan 2 got letter from Jessie Sat and saying she would be over Sun. Jan 3, 4, 5 Ordinary housework. Jan 6 Jessie came over . Worked hard, washed curtains in kitchen Syl [Sylvester] came in evening. Sunday Jan […]

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Cher Ami: A Pigeon and a Poet

An article written by Frank Blazich and first printed on the National Museum of American History’s Blog and later reprinted in the Smithsonian Magazine prompted this post. The story was about using DNA to determine the gender of the famous Pigeon “Cher Ami” who resides at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. As noted Cher Ami […]

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