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Tag: history

Do I Know You?

For many people the thought of a Class Reunion has no appeal whatsoever. The mere thought can be absent of any excitement, only dread. Why would anyone want to spend a night having awkward conversation with people they don’t remember and if you do remember them, why haven’t you kept in touch all these years?… Read More ›

Lipstick Trends

“Whoa, you’re…..um, wow…that’s a red lipstick,” said my snarky co-worker to me one morning passing in the hallway. I laughed it off at the time, and I’ve been thinking about lipstick a lot since then. I’ve looked around my office and to my astonishment hardly anyone wears lipstick at my office, which has a lot… Read More ›

The Perils of a Food Tester

At the end of her life, Margot Woelk has decided to tell her incredible story as a young woman who was Adolf Hitler’s food tester. During the final years of World War II, the fear of being poisoned forced Margot, along with 14 other girls, to sample Hitler’s food before he ate it. The vegetarian… Read More ›

Great-Great History

Originally published in Lincoln News Messenger 2005. In 1889, with only a few dollars in his pocket, a young Swiss man named John J. Scheiber stepped off the boat at Ellis Island with dreams of running his own dairy in the land of opportunity.  The twenty-year old Scheiber, along with two sisters Henrietta and Anna,… Read More ›

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