002. Conscious.

Ok, so I am mostly of German heritage. Strongly Irish, but more German. What was my level of consciousness of all things German as a child, as a youth, pre-high school? Well, the Vietnam War was raging at that time. Born in 1959, I was in the first grade in the years 1965-66. The turbulences … Read more

001. Names.

My middle name is Otto. John Otto Magee. An interesting combination. John is the most common name for a male. Otto is about as German as you can get. It was the first name of my mother’s father, Otto Hentz. And it is the first name of my uncle, Otto Hentz, a Jesuit priest and … Read more