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October 2015

Farewell Arlington

After 47 years in the DC area, Steve and I are moving to Florida on October 29. We will make our new head-quarters …

Gripping Story

Another book about the Holocaust? Yes, and a great one it is. Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project by Jack Mayer …

Happy Birthday Yo Yo

On October 7, Yo Yo Ma celebrated his 60th birthday. Lilli found this wonderful video of Yo Yo at age 7, playing …

My Grandmother Martha

Today is the 151st birthday of my paternal grandmother, Martha Woodrum Kirkpatrick, known as Mattie. She was born October 1, 1864 and …