Monthly Archives: July 2016

Rossi case: The telling case of Herman J. Rossi’s murder of Clarence “Gabe” Dahlquist — some first few words

Rossi Post 1.0:  Dear readers — yes, all three of you — I’ve begun a new little research project.  It addresses a notorious murder that occurred in Wallace a long time ago.  I got roped into an interest in this … Continue reading

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“The Big Short” — some questions

Note:  Netflix added The Big Short recently and I watched it a couple of nights ago.  It’s an excellent film and quite innovative in its faux-documentary style.  But it left some very big questions in my mind.  As it happens, I … Continue reading

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My father at 3 1/2, with his mother

More rummaging, today, turned up this photo of my father as a toddler, with his mother, Brana (whom I knew as “Betty”), in 1927.  Interestingly, the photo’s envelope identifies it as “Mother and Joe Rosen.”  And so “Rosen” must have been … Continue reading

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The colored redwoods mural

I’ve been rummaging though some old, yellowed envelopes containing negatives my father stored for safekeeping a long time ago.  I’ve also had the good fortune to find a web page that converts a scanned negative into a positive free of charge. … Continue reading

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My Father’s Helldiver, things I didn’t know

The past few days have brought an educational experience I didn’t expect to have. It concerned the World War II dive bomber known as the Helldiver.  And it began when I chanced upon a YouTube video offering a half-hour training … Continue reading

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