Family, Genealogy, Heroes, History

Serial Number 37 404 688

Ninety-seven years ago today, my daddy entered this world. As one might expect, he had a significant impact on my life and I've posted about him numerous times in this space. With the recent commemorations of D-Day, I've been thinking often about Norman Arthur Stricker whose Army Serial Number was 37 404 688. In an… Continue reading Serial Number 37 404 688

Family, Genealogy, Happiness, Living, Love & Marriage

Precious In His Sight

As a small child, I learned a song in Sunday School. It was titled Jesus Loves The Little Children. Some years back (1970 actually), the song was incorporated into a pop song, Everything is Beautiful, sung by Ray Stevens. I was thinking about this song today when a delightful multitude of my cousins gathered for a family… Continue reading Precious In His Sight

Adventure, Family, Genealogy, Happiness, Humor, Poetry, Writing

Coming to America

In a couple weeks, my cousin and her husband will be hosting an Open House to welcome a German family with whom my family has recently re-established relations! My cousin has already visited this family in Germany and now, they're coming to her home. This is going to be fun! It's an unusual story and the… Continue reading Coming to America