On December 27th, I was a guest on the Jennifer & Wendy Show on KTRS radio, 550 AM, in St. Louis, my hometown. I appeared to discuss… Read more “BOOK INTERVIEW ON ST. LOUIS RADIO”
Tag: Bisia & Isham: The Countess & The P.O.W.
BISIA & ISHAM: The Countess & The P.O.W.
On Valentine’s Day 1945, two soldiers met in a small café in Lublin, Poland, both caught in the tragic and uncertain currents of a world at war. 23-year-old Countess Elzbieta (Bisia) Krasicka was a lieutenant in the Polish Home Army, fighting for her nation’s doomed freedom. 33-year-old Isham Reavis was lieutenant in the U.S. Army, an escaped prisoner of war, searching for an American mission. Neither spoke the other’s language. Yet 11 days later they married, beginning a life of 64 years together. These are the tales that led to their meeting in the Artists Café in Lublin, and Bisia’s subsequent escape from Soviet-occupied Poland as she sought to reunite with the husband she barely knew./
“YOU JUST DO.”
Almost since the onset of The Running Boom of the 1970s, the sport has espoused the Just Do It lifestyle, a phrase famously coined by co-founder of… Read more ““YOU JUST DO.””
MY NEW BOOK NOW AVAILABLE
My new book about the meeting and marriage of my parents in war-torn Poland during the dying days of World War II is now out and available.… Read more “MY NEW BOOK NOW AVAILABLE”
It’s been years in the writing, but finally it’s ready for publication. This is the story of how my parents met and married during World War II… Read more “BOOK LAUNCH”