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We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 1929

Hello, People. Here are some fun party pictures for you, taken in the months before the stock market crash in October of 1929. First, we begin with what looks to … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · 15 Comments

Spring Cleaning

Hello, People. I wish you all happiness in celebrating whichever of the Spring holidays resonates for you. I myself have been in the grips of Spring cleaning both my house … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · 15 Comments

Tour’s End at the Grand Canyon

Hello, People. This post wraps up the Lessiack family travels through New Mexico, Northern California, Southern California, and into Arizona, where they ended their trip by visiting the Grand Canyon in … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · 19 Comments

Northern California Dreaming in 1927

Hello, People. Today I’m sharing the next installment in the Lessiack family travels, this time to the Golden State in 1927. I’m very fond of these photographs because I’ve lived … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 22 Comments

Baby Wally Joins Team Keil

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

March 21, 2015 · 18 Comments

Return and a Despedida

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

March 19, 2015 · 17 Comments

Leo’s Northeastern Tour, 1913

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

February 19, 2015 · 20 Comments