Love Boat (1868)

My wife likes to do jigsaw puzzles. On a few occasions she has told me that a certain piece is just not there. She even searches the floor and under furniture for the missing piece. Eventually, she discovers that the piece is not missing. She has just placed it in the wrong location on the … More Love Boat (1868)

Lieutenant John Hoff

A Bavarian baby that was born on today’s date is the starting point for this post. Elizabeth Margaret Dippold was born on March 6, 1846, making today here 177th birthday. Elizabeth was the daughter of John and Magdalena (Poehner) Dippold. Her mother died in Germany. Then, her father brought his family to America when Elizabeth … More Lieutenant John Hoff