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The Re-education of Mama

I had a very long conversation with my 73 year old German mother recently. It was the longest, most productive conversation I’ve had for a long time. 569 more words

Cheats And Scoundrels

Book Review: The Book Thief

Title: The Book Thief
Markus Zusak
Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction
Version: Paperback
Page Count: 550
Publisher: Alfred P. Knopf
Synopsis: GoodReads
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The House at 758 by Kathryn Berla review: finding hope after hurt



Sixteen year old Krista is still grieving the untimely death of her mother when her father’s new girlfriend moves into their home. He’s already moved on and wants Krista to do the same, but she’s not ready to resume a normal life yet. 424 more words


Not Everyone Deserves a Monument: Military Leaders and War Crimes

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Monuments to soldiers who served their country faithfully and honorably are not a bad thing. At the same time one has to look at the context of their service and if they serve in the high command or in other government postings their service needs to be carefully examined to see if the deserve to be memorialized. 847 more words


The Annihilation of Art

Stretch your imagination and think for a flash of a second, that all the works of art in Europe could be crushed to dust or torched into a lump of smoking trash.  285 more words


How successful was the Nazi Economic Policy?

The Situation in 1929

In 1929, Germany was facing a real problem. At the end of World War I, Germany was forced to sign a treaty called “The Treaty of Versailles”. 753 more words