Erin Faith Allen

Travel, Unearthing, War and Trauma

Just Like That

And just like that, I’m in Germany. By ‘just like that’ I mean two movies (1. A Ghost Story: flipped between hating it and being totally bored through most of it, but stuck with it and ended up kinda loving it and 2. Anna Karenina which was so-so but made me cry a little over the maelstrom that  ...

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Ancestors, War and Trauma

These Men.

Look at these men. Aren't they beautiful? They are my grandfathers. •Staff Sergeant William Shelton on the left, 7th Infantry Division, US Army. Sharpshooter and hand-to-hand combat with the Japanese in the Aleutians and Pacific Islands. In his real life, he was a sensitive eccentric who read  ...

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