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   In 2014, I started blogging about my progress in writing ‘Wandervögel: A Prussian Family’s Passage Through Leipzig.’ Those posts were published on Facebook with the aim being to share news with family, friends and others who 'Liked' what I was doing.
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  The Human League in San Francisco
     The Sound of the Crowd (Mar. 4)
  Scrolling Facebook on a recent Friday night, the above picture popped up in a Human League fan group I’d just joined...
     Ta-Daa! (May 20)
  After some very late nights, Chapter XVIII: 'Living the (American) Dream' draft is circulating!   ChapterXVIII

     Like a Child Again (July 18)
  At 16, I could only wonder whether there were distant relatives in Germany. Now, when we vacation, we visit these distant family members...

     This Used to by my Playground (July 27)
  One hundred blog posts today! But back before I started this history project, my mother had my sister transcribe their best interpretations of the names and dates on the back of old photographs...

     Full Circle (July 31)
  Way back in autumn 1993, I sat in London's map library hoping to figure out from a hundred year old map of Silesia, where Radstein...

     The Good, the Bad and the … (Aug. 6)
  My mother used to tell tales about her mother. No, not those sort! I mean, of her passage and time in the United States (romance, pursuit, intrigue etc.).

     Back to School
(Sept. 3)
  My last three weeks was a reminder as to what it was like some 35 years ago to be back at school... RESPECT! 🙌

     From Scrapbook to Pride and Place
(Sept. 16)

  There's a saying that a picture speaks a thousand words. Imagine then a hundred pictures..

     The Scene is Set!
(scheduled for Oct)
  It's been an absolute joy diving into the years before I was born. Although for parts of it, I often felt like I was chasing my tail. Or should I say tale?

     Greatest Hits
(scheduled for Nov)
  I was asked a few months ago what were the most amazing things I'd discovered while family researching...

     Heroes and Villains
(scheduled for Dec)
  How should I summarise a history project that's occupied me since 1992?

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   - 2015 (22 posts)
   - 2014 (5 posts)

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The website’s design is based on the Olden Times Newspaper PowerPoint template, available here. The site serves as a portal to Jerome Simpson's German history research project and some of its spin-off activities. Follow it on Facebook here.