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
Today I continue the story of my great-grandpa Leo’s new life in America. At first I was puzzled as to why his sister, Emma (Emmi) Lessiack Keil, with whom he stayed when … Continue reading
Hello again, People. The People of Pancho went dark unintentionally there for awhile; I’ve been busy catching curve balls from all directions, some of them work-related, some of them life-related. Funny how … Continue reading
Hello, People. I’m heading to Napa Valley this coming weekend to visit my friend Maren, and to accomplish what I hope will be a ton of translating. I have a scrapbook … Continue reading