Tag Archives: Ancestry

Family History- It Starts with the Wee Ones

Anyone who has read my book or enough of my blog know that my biggest regret is not sitting down with my father and my maternal grandmother to listen to the stories of their childhood memories. If I had spoken … Continue reading

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The importance of reading between the lines (London-1931)

When I learned that Dad’s family spent five days touring the sites of London before embarking on the next leg of the journey to the Soviet Union, I was a surprised, because I didn’t envision the trip as being anything … Continue reading

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My Grandma- “Baba”- Growing up in White Russia

This posting is also from the other journal. This one is about my Russian grandma.  It is not fine literature, but rather, the story of her early life exactly as written on February 14, 1975. Mother was born on May … Continue reading

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My Grandfather- Who he was and what brought him to Rockaway,New Jersey

I found another journal, with only one , but quite exciting, entry.  It was a narrative of my grandfather’s early life and journey to America. Reading his story made me realize how difficult it must have been to return to … Continue reading

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