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Night Flight by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was a pilot in the early days of the air mail service, when it involved negotiating biplanes over unforgiving landscapes with rudimentary instrumentation and communications, and minimal chance of survival if things went wrong. 338 more words

Air Mail

August 27, 1943: Move to the river front & back to canning

(There are no letters between August 12 and August 27, so they must have gone missing.  The August 27 letter says nothing about a lapse, which Babe would have mentioned.) 608 more words


August 12, 1943: Moxy Rodemacker's place & the Button Factory

My Darling,

It rained here again last nite, sure have lotz of it.  It’s real cool this morning, just like fall–maybe we’ll have another early winter.   287 more words


Creative Chemistry 102: Smudge Stamping

We are currently in Week 8  Creative Chemistry series in Online Card Classes and today we used Distress Ink and stamps with a twist. All of the stamping done on this tag was done with second generation stamping. 26 more words



July 20 in history:

July 20th of 1921 was the first day of regular air mail service between New York and San Francisco.

On this day in 1976, 168 more words

Today In History

July 2, 1943: "Are you still in N. Africa?"

My Darling,

I’m at home and ready to go to bed.  It’s 10 o’clock here but guess it is just 2 (? number crossed out) there in the morning.   131 more words


Snapshot of Family History

My maternal grandparents, William and Anne Gray, had eight children, three born in Drogheda, Ireland and five in Liverpool, England.  My grandfather died in 1941, leaving my grandmother a widow for 54 years.  954 more words