Year-Old Post: A Special Ship

Fandango’s Flashback Friday — April 9 Is it possible to feel love for a ship that was scrapped way back in 1928? To feel that that ship is part of your family? Well, I feel that way about the first ship to bear the name Noordam. That’s the ship my maternal great-grandparents, grandmother, great-aunts and great-uncles … Continue reading Year-Old Post: A Special Ship

The Gossip Of Viznitz (Old Post, Slightly Edited)

https://fivedotoh.com/2020/09/01/fowc-with-fandango-uncertain/ Back when there were horses, instead of cars, on the roads, there was a woman in Viznits, Austria, whom I shall simply call "The Gossip of Viznits." (For one thing, I never knew her real name!)All I know is what happened the day she gossiped about the wrong person, my Baba's grandmother, Leah.  And … Continue reading The Gossip Of Viznitz (Old Post, Slightly Edited)

A Special Ship

https://fivedotoh.com/2020/04/09/fowc-with-fandango-ship/ Is it possible to feel love for a ship that was scrapped way back in 1928? To feel that that ship is part of your family? Well, I feel that way about the first ship to bear the name Noordam. That's the ship my maternal great-grandparents, grandmother, great-aunts and great-uncles arrived on in August, … Continue reading A Special Ship