Astute readers probably noticed that this blog got off to a pretty good start, then stalled for a month. I apologize. I haven’t been completely idle these past few weeks, though.
I’ve been finishing up another project, the story of Walter and Ina Dove. Walter and Ina were my paternal grandparents (Ina, by the way, is pronounced EYE-nah). They were both born right at the close of the 19th century and lived through a good part of the 20th, witnessing and participating in an astonishing series of technological and social changes. Beginning with their courtship in 1925, they wrote to …read more