Brooklyn in Love and at War

History of World War Two Told Through Letters

I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls

This short love letter revolves around a song called “I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls.”  Alex listened to it enough times to write out the lyrics for Sylvia. Here (so … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

What will we say?

It is a rainy April day in New York, one that is apt for reading and writing letters. This letter was written almost the same day Sylvia’s letter in the … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Alex’s Storytelling Legacy turns 103

Today marks what would have been Alex’s 103rd birthday. With the recent passing of my grandma Sophie, I thought it was especially important to acknowledge this day and the legacies … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 6 Comments


On Thursday January 22nd, my grandmother – Sophie Rosner – passed away at the age of 96. She was a wonderful, intelligent woman who married Alex and united our family … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Our orders suddenly changed

Thanksgiving gave me a chance to see and think about my beautiful family. With a few technological gadgets, we even got to see those who were stranded by the snow … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

New Post, Old Topic!

Greetings, readers! Thank you for your patience while I got through my exams. I’m excited to have them behind me and to finally be able to revisit my own work … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Temporary Hiatus

It has occurred to me to write on this blog that I am taking a temporary hiatus from updating while I study for my PhD exams, which I am taking … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

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