Postcards Depict ‘Futuristic’ Moscow

Source: Postcards Of 1914 Depict ‘Futuristic’ Moscow In The 23rd Century AD

These are just…pure and kind of endearing. It’s absolutely amazing to see what artists in 1914 (before the War!) thought the future would look like. Just…interesting. It’s kind of like steampunk in a way–with how it’s alternative to what actually happened. And it certainly would be a type of situation like that, given how we’re progressed long past these types of looks. But still, it’s an interesting inspiration to see what people over 100 years ago thought our future would look like.


Learning about Family Heritage

I met up with my great-uncle and great-aunt about 3 weeks ago. I hadn’t seen them in 17 years. Actually, the last time I saw them was at my great-grandma’s funeral (his mother). But I’m extremely glad that I met up with them. They’re super cool and really know a lot of things about my family history that I had never heard of before.

Czech FlagFor example: I am probably not Russian. My grandpa, my great-uncle’s younger brother, was never really interested in the family history. So when I was a girl scout way back when, and I had a family heritage project, where we had to find out what countries our family came from…my grandpa told me Russian. Which is not actually true. Continue reading “Learning about Family Heritage”