My Bologna Has a First Name – It’s O-S-C-A-R

A rather obscure member of the 1838-1839 immigration was a furrier by the name of Johann Traugott Bolz.  On this day, January 17th, in 1841, he married Auguste Wirth.  Their marriage is recorded in the Old Trinity Lutheran Church books in St. Louis, but at that time, that congregation did not have its own church … More My Bologna Has a First Name – It’s O-S-C-A-R

The Lutheran Curse

I need to preface today’s blog by stating that what I write today is definitely done with tongue in cheek.  It is not meant to stir up anger, but to inspire a few chuckles.  However, anytime the topic involves the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs, there is potential for upset feelings.  It is … More The Lutheran Curse