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Reviewing the graphic novel adaptation of The Lottery by Shirley Jackson and a Guinea pig twist to Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist

Raincoast Books kindly sent me two books, twists on classic stories I have never read before.

I picked up Miles Hyman’s graphic novel version of Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery as I like graphic novels, and wanted to read something different. 644 more words

Another Wedding Provision in a Will

Today’s blog post is the first one done by Fred Eggers.  Fred is a valuable member of our research team at the Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum.  549 more words

Farrar Fastballs

September 29, 1935 was the day that Hilda Detjen married Walter Luehrs at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri.  This marriage drew my attention because when I attended Concordia Teachers College in Seward, Nebraska, there were two young men attending there from Perry County, one of them named Gerald Luehrs, and the other named Dean Detjen.  317 more words

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine

Hey guys!! It is time for the last WoW of September! Can you believe it? Anyway, here is this weeks WoW: 145 more words


Kramers Cross the Equator

When we wrote about a triple wedding in the blog post, Three in One at Trinity, one of the couples married on that day was Johannes Kramer and Magdalena Christiana Bergt.  461 more words

ARC Review - The Monster on the Road Is Me by J.P. Romney

Title: The Monster on the Road Is Me

Author: J.P. Romney

Rating: ★★★★★

Synopsis: It starts with the crows. When you see them, you know he s found you. 595 more words

Trinity's Tischler

Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of its current church sanctuary in 2017.  If you have seen the exterior of this church, you immediately realize that there was plenty of masonry work done when it was built.  238 more words