Hello, People. Selfie sticks weren’t a thing in my Great-grandpa Franz Georg Leopold Lessiack’s day, and I have no idea who was on the shooting end of the camera in this … Continue reading
Hello, People. We’ve reached the point in the narrative where my great-grandpa Leo Lessiack’s story begins to intersect with my great-grandmother, Margaret Spielmann’s story. This is a full-circle moment for me, and worthy … Continue reading
Hello, People. You might have noticed that I’ve been rather silent of late. I’ve been following and commenting on the favorite blogs that appear regularly in my feed, but I haven’t … Continue reading
Happy Friday, People. Please click on over to Florida International University’s WWI #GreatWarStories project on tumblr, where my great-grand-uncle Ernst Spielmann is featured today!
Emma Lessiack Keil, born November 24, 1886, was the elder sister of my great-grandfather, Franz Georg Leopold Lessiack. Emma was married to Bruno Max Keil, and their daughter, Wally Keil, was born … Continue reading
I’m not sure why I find this 1915 picture of Emma and Wally Keil so funny, but maybe it’s because we all sometimes take things just a little too far when … Continue reading