For the Three Million and for Those Who Remain

“More than three million people have died from Covid-19 since the first cases surfaced more than 14 months ago and upended life for people across the globe.” —NY Times The silent killer continues its work. First it stalked the old and infirm and people with underlying conditions. Now it has come on strong to snatch … Continue reading For the Three Million and for Those Who Remain

Life Lesson 20: Be Grateful for Little Things, Especially When Life Isn’t Going Well

Have you ever had a day where everything is going along great and then, all of a sudden, you wind up in an ambulance on your way to the hospital? Well, that happened to me Tuesday, March 30th. I was attending an English immersion program, working as a volunteer to help Spanish people improve their … Continue reading Life Lesson 20: Be Grateful for Little Things, Especially When Life Isn’t Going Well

Saints Alive! These Women Are My Relatives

One of the fun things about genealogy is you may discover you are related to important figures of politics, history, literature or religion. Recently, I blogged about famous American writers I was related to such as Henry David Thoreau and Harriet Beecher Stowe. They are both cousins. I am also related to some people designated … Continue reading Saints Alive! These Women Are My Relatives

Official Review: Torn Between Worlds – OnlineBookClub.org

https://forums.onlinebookclub.org/viewtopic.php?t=179818. Here is a glowing review of my book from an independent reviewer. Alternatively, you can just read the review of it below. Torn Between Worlds by Nancy Blodgett Klein is a wonderful and realistic tale about a young Mexican girl’s journey as she enters the USA as an illegal immigrant, following in the footsteps … Continue reading Official Review: Torn Between Worlds – OnlineBookClub.org

What’s That Book? Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Welcome to What’s That Book, sharing book recommendations from readers and bloggers. Today’s guest reviewer is Nancy Blodgett Klein Title: Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents, published in August 2020 Author: Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration Genre: Non-Fiction ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. … Continue reading What’s That Book? Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Torn Between Worlds by Nancy Blodgett Klein: A Guest Post

This post by Nancy Blodgett Klein is the first of the guest posts on my blog by authors promoting their books. My book is called Torn Between Worlds: An illegal immigrant’s journey to find herself. This is the story of Isabel, a 12-year-old Mexican girl who comes to the United States illegally in search of … Continue reading Torn Between Worlds by Nancy Blodgett Klein: A Guest Post

Life Lesson 19: Famous Ancestors Can Inspire You

I have been a fan of genealogy for many years now, especially since my mother and father passed away. Studying my ancestry was a way I could feel more connected to them and to their histories. One of the interesting things I discovered while tracing my family line is that I am a fifth cousin … Continue reading Life Lesson 19: Famous Ancestors Can Inspire You