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Getting the Lead Out

One of the great things about writing on this blog is the fact that I am learning new things on a daily basis.  For the most part, when I start looking into a story, I am working from square one.  676 more words

A Fritsche-Miesner Connection

One of the great sources that we have for the stories that we tell on this blog can be found on Ancestry.com.  On that site, you can find a family history with the title, “Fritsche-Miesner Family Tree”.  655 more words

A Tribute to Lutheran Schools

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod has declared this week to be National Lutheran Schools Week.  This celebration until fairly recently has been celebrated during one of the first weeks in March.  855 more words

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

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