Kathy, the Single-minded Offshoot

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Gender Female
Location Waukesha, Wisconsin
Introduction I am Kathy Gosz, a retired library director, writing a history about my Rhineland ancestors. I want it to be filled with the details of their daily lives in Germany and later in Wisconsin. I am drawing from genealogical research, from notes taken at workshops, from historical plaques and markers, from conversations, e-mails, and the internet, but especially from local histories written in German which have been accumulated on several trips to Germany. While I love historical research, I do not love organizing my materials. This blog offers one way to keep track of the most pertinent information and to make it useful to other people as well. These posts are copyrighted by the author.
Interests Genealogy, historical books, mystery novels, travel in Europe, flowers and plants
Favorite Movies Nowhere in Africa, Goodbye Lenin, Mostly Martha, Somewhere in Neverland, Sweet Land, Babette's Feast, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, Joyeux Noel
Favorite Music Anything by Mozart, Choral music, Putumayo's song collections from many regions
Favorite Books "My Antonia" by Willa Cather, "The Immigrants" by Vilhelm Moberg, "Kristin Lavransdatter" by Sigrid Undset, "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy, "Time and Again" by Jack Finney, "Stones for Ibarra" by Harriet Doehr, "Joyful Noise:Poems for Two Voices" by Paul Fleischman, mysteries by Elizabeth George and Louise Penny, "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver, "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese, "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett, "Angle of Repose" by Wallace Stegner, "The Land Remembers" by Ben Logan, "The Book Thief" by Marcus Zusack

What would you name your ballet inspired by the sight of children leaping through a garden sprinkler?

sprinkle, sprinkle little toes