Author Archives: yag

My grandfather’s rescue from the camps

My grandfather was lucky in many ways (strange ways, to be sure, but still lucky). He was in Auschwitz. When the allies bombed the railway stations near Passau, he was sent to Buchenwald to help rebuild. He was close to … Continue reading

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My speech at the Pocking memorial service

this is what I said at the memorial service in Pocking, Germany when we rededicated the memorial my grandfather placed there in 1946 and dedicated a new memorial to the children who died after the war. ——————–   We are … Continue reading

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Just got back from Europe

Just got back from an amazing trip to Europe. Visited Germany and Hungary, mainly, with a one day stop in Vienna. It was to go back with my mother, aunt and cousin to see where they grew up, how they … Continue reading

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What kind of English do you speak?

I rarely do these, but what the heck. As you can see, it makes sense. I was born in Ohio, lived in Texas through high school, then NYC. Your Linguistic Profile:60% General American English20% Dixie20% Yankee0% Midwestern0% Upper Midwestern What Kind … Continue reading

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Buy this book!

This made me really angry. CSPAN book-TV was going to televise a lecture by an author of a book on the Holocaust. In order to "show both sides", they were then going to give an equivalent amount of time by … Continue reading

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Added some more India pics

Just added some more pics from the India trip. The ones of Pondicherry brought a bit of a chill as I realized that I took those about 2 weeks before the Tsunami. Luckily, Pondicherry has a big sea wall, and … Continue reading

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Cowboys lose again…

It was soooo close for soooo long… Figures…   And adding my Technorati Profile

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Best.Web.Game.Ever!!!!

Check this one out: What’s That Song. Type in a band, or a year and have at it. Joe Jackson: 10/10. 8.1 seconds. <g>   yag

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D*mn Cowboys!

Damn Cowboys! The fact that they’re so inconsistent is killing my fingernails… I think I bit off a cuticle. At least we beat Washington!

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