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Think three times before you move.
Chinese Proverb

Missing the Smells

My wife wanted to get a peppermint plant for our deck – she liked the smell of it and said that it would help to keep the mosquitoes away. She decided that we would go to the “River Market” in Kansas City, Missouri – the city in which we have lived since 1979. The Market […]

Ellen’s Accessories: An Immigrant’s Story

The year was 1952, and the “forgotten” war had morphed into a stalemate, concentrated in and around the Korean 38th parallel. Names designating battles like White Horse, Old Baldy, Triangle Hill and Mig Alley were becoming inked into the history books in blood as the casualties on both sides mounted. Intransigent military commanders, government leaders […]