A Migration Tale

What with the recent immigration-related government shutdown, and the ongoing debate about the infamous “wall”, I’ve been giving quite a lot of thought lately to “human migration” (as opposed to the more specific “immigration”). I give you my vow up front that this is not a politically themed post, but a family story, and I hope that you find it as thrilling as I do when I consider the details. A lot of my family’s adventures are straight out of a Quentin Tarantino movie, but this particular story is more along the… Read More

Heritage Album Project

Boots On the Ground: Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941

My dad’s recollection of the morning of December 7th, 1941.

One Soldier’s Story

The amazing saga of PFC Paul Alexakis…

A Stitch in Time

A brief look at Manhattan’s “Garment District” in the early 1900’s