I have great news!!! Our balcony cherry tomatoes started ripening last week-end. And this week is very hot in Düsseldorf (the weather forecast announces up to 38 degrees – now the climate change sceptics should start believing it is all for real). 61 more words
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When most people think of legacy they think of wonderful gifts or heirlooms passed down from generation to generation, keeping family traditions alive.
Traditions are to be treasured, like my great grandmother’s collection of jewelry from the roaring twenties and my grandfather’s collection of classic books written by literary icons like Shakespeare and Mark Twain. 109 more words
There’s an heirloom of sorts sitting in my garage. It’s not a necklace or a quilt, but something less traditional: a 15-foot Coleman canoe. It was my family’s boat when I was a child growing up in the Midwest, and I have memories of paddling with my parents and sister, fishing in the lush state parks of Northern Wisconsin or in the deep clear lakes of the Sylvania Wilderness in Michigan. 892 more words