Once Again – The Notebooks

(Posted: February 17, 2011)

Getting back to those treasured notebooks….I know I keep bringing them up but I have to tell you again how they hooked me. To think that every letter, every word, every sketch, was done as a POW, with his freedom lost, living life at the mercy of the German guards, and not knowing if each day might be his last. Those books and their significance really struck me.

The Notebooks

(Posted: February 7, 2011)

Upon the discovery of 2 small Y.M.C.A. notebooks, books that dad had written and sketched in as a prisoner of war, remnants of my father’s past had been unveiled. It became certain to me that I would build his story from these remnants.