Luise Clusener memoir – Ch. 2, Part 4: Worldly Life

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in family history | 0 comments

Now I would like to tell something of our worldly life.  Compared to today, those times were very monotonous and boring.  That was not, however, how we experienced the times.  There was no radio, no cinema, no magazines, and, unfortunately, very few books.  We all loved reading, but for both my girlfriends as well as all the cousins. buying books would have been an unheard-of luxury (later this had changed somewhat), but for some unfathomable...

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Luise Clusener memoir – Ch. 2, Part 3: Church Life

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in family history | 0 comments

04/18/1958.  Now, after a long time, I will continue with my story. Included in some of my more unpleasant memories are, I confess, the Bible classes we had to attend regularly, regardless of if we were so inclined or not.   Page 39 Some of our pastors made an effort to make this hour a bit more engaging, so that one could follow with some interest, but sometimes it was too boring to even yawn, and only the automatic obedience of childhood...

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