Category Archive: family

Jun 20 2016

Tripping back in time

My “baby” Kayla triggered a whole bunch of things. She’s such a trouble maker 😉 It kinda started with the idea of her looking into being eligible for German citizenship. It extended into a visit with Mom today to spend some time together and talk through family lore / history. Then it got down to …

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Jun 19 2016

A Tour of Leica Camera AG

<Warning… long post!> This story likely started some time in 1950 when Ernst Leitz II and his sons decided to expand the Leitz Factory footprint beyond Wetzlar, Germany. I’ve read this had a lot to do with the destruction caused by the 2nd World War along with the threat posed by the Soviets. I wasn’t …

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Jan 01 2015

Hello 2015

Not for the first time I’ve been amiss in keeping my blog up to date. It’s not that I don’t have anything to say. Nor is it that I haven’t been doing interesting things. I’ll have to give some thought in the days & weeks ahead to consider what it actually is. For now I’ll …

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Oct 11 2011

Older than…

I had a private celebration yesterday (October 10th); it’s the “anniversary” of the day my father died. I have now outlived him, as has my older brother Rolf. Still miss you dad…