Fireman and I have been organizing the photos etc.
We have them ready for updating to a flashdrive.
We came across some video. And Audio.
I have a wonderful rough recording of my grandfather...the Hungarian one.
I interviewed him for a school project 40 years ago.
The recording is a bit hard to hear but if we listen very
hard we hear his voice, his story....
My father and he were estranged from one another for most of my childhood. I only met him a handful of times.
He told us this: When he got on a train to come to Chicago after they sailed to America, he was baffled.
People on the train were chewing and chewing.
He said, "Mom, these people chew and chew and they never put anything in their mouth!"
He had never seen gum .
Gum is my secret weapon with staying true to weight watchers...
In knit news, I've finished front and back of the Color Block sweater.
No sleeve work today.
Resting my hands and enjoying a sock knit day.
Do you have any interesting immigrant stories?