Understanding Sept 11, 2001

World Trade Center Twin Towers in flames in NYC The New York Times produced a story today that shared how students from 12 countries around the world were taught about the catastrophic events that occurred 20 years ago. It's very interesting to read what, if anything, is taught about the events of that day. Most … Continue reading Understanding Sept 11, 2001


The Hypocrisy of Texas Politicians

They want to control a woman's womb like in the Handmaid’s Tale They want to encourage vigilantes to report on women who violate the abortion deadline of 6 weeks This kind of Republic of Gilead control is acceptable to them But mandating masks to protect people from a life-threatening illness, a worldwide pandemic.... This kind … Continue reading The Hypocrisy of Texas Politicians

Bearing Witness to Unspeakable Crimes

A visit to Auschwitz and Birkenau in Poland is a difficult emotional experience but it is one way we can honor the victims of unspeakable crimes against humanity. It's important to see what happened there so that nothing so heinous can ever occur again anywhere in the world. The death of millions of innocent men, … Continue reading Bearing Witness to Unspeakable Crimes

What’s Special About Warsaw

Most of Warsaw was destroyed by the Nazis during World War II.  In response, the Poles rebuilt the city as it was before it was destroyed. They did this over many years with the help of photographs taken and paintings done before the devastation. Talk about a resilient people! Isn't that something?  Hitler wanted all … Continue reading What’s Special About Warsaw

US leaving “Graveyard of Empires.”

Lesleigh Coyer in front of the grave of her brother, Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Coyer, at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery in March 2013. He died of complications from an injury sustained in Afghanistan. Afghanistan has been called the "graveyard of Empires." The British tried to take over the country twice and failed. The Russians also … Continue reading US leaving “Graveyard of Empires.”

Enter My Book Giveway Contest

My first novel, Torn Between Worlds: An Illegal Immigrant's Journey to Find Herself is being well-reviewed on Amazon. As of June 1st, the book had 11 reviews, including 10 five-star reviews and one four star review. That gives it an overall score of 4.9 out of 5. Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/Torn-Between-Worlds-illegal-immigrants/dp/B08VYLP4B4/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2VYUC81UU6E5Q&dchild=1&keywords=nancy+blodgett+klein&qid=1621842029&sprefix=nancy+blodgett+klein%2Caps%2C256&sr=8-1#customerReviews. If you are … Continue reading Enter My Book Giveway Contest