I have had a few minutes to continue reading up on Alsace history and am beginning to get a feel for what living in that area during Charles & Salome’s childhoods might have been like. I’m sure the constant turmoil would have been sensed within the family groups.
One interesting read – in part – was published just before our couple came to America and found in at Google Books at
Another book proving very helpful is
Of course, my real focus at the moment is the party but that will be over soon and the relative quiet of winter will be upon us.