Brooklyn in Love and at War

History of World War Two Told Through Letters

Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Powerful Katrinka

I adore this letter. Sylvia is so excited for Alex’s homecoming (though it seems far away and temporary). In the letter she is jubilant, loving and even a bit vain. … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

Happy Birthday, Blog

Well, I forgot to mark the 1 year anniversary of this blog. I think that the most appropriate way to commemorate the blog’s birthday is to meditate a little on … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

Arlington National Cemetery

I just returned from a wonderful trip to Washington D.C. where I saw and met great people, visited various national monuments, and learned to navigate a new public transportation system … Continue reading

April 25, 2011 · 2 Comments

Wonderfulest little girl in the world

The romance between Alex and Sylvia may be a wonderful relationship to explore, but I find it even more moving when I see “father” as Alex’s primary role in these … Continue reading

April 16, 2011 · 1 Comment