"In Times of Change
Learners
Inherit the Earth...
Welcome to My World

Eileen Backofen

backofene@hotmail.com

...while the learned
are perfectly prepared
for a world that
no longer exists"
- Eric Hoffer

 
Where in the World are Eileen & Joe?
 

"Technology Counts"

Education Week 2002
Mystery Teacher-Guess Who!


Professional Archive

Aug 2013 Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Technology Preserves History

My WWII Project

USS Philadelphia CL-41
(Frank Paukstis, diary & album) &
Memories of Crewmen
from over 50 years of Reunions

Archive of Historical Photos
Brooklyn, NY &
Forest City, PA

My BLOG

2008 - The trip that started it all My Search for "Roots"
Czech Republic, Austria
, Slovak Republic, Hungary
2009 An article about my search for roots appeared in our local newspaper
"Digging Up Roots"
Index of Countries explored 2008 - 2019
Chronological web pages of trips are below



2011

May (New York City)

June (Rome Mediterranean Athens Paris)
With 3 generations!

Sept (4000 miles in the USA)

 

2012

April - Austria, Germany, Netherlands
Slovakia & Czech Republic

Churches of My Brooklyn Childhood
(Going home again May, 2012)

 
2013
 
2014

June - Slovakia, Vienna, Austria, London
Introducing 2 younger generations to their Slovak (Rusyn) roots Plus 2 extra cities

July - Jefferson Choral Society - Concert & Siteseeing Tour of Ireland

December - Christmas Markets on the Danube (Prague to Budapest)

 
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Updated August 20, 2019