Category Archives: Grandparents

Grandma Bori and Csiga

Although as a kid, I never liked Csiga (I was an impossible eater), I love them now. Csiga are most interesting Hungarian noodles that are made from a small square of noodle dough that is curled around a small, special … Continue reading

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Grandma Bori toast

The other day, I just had to have something that I enjoyed as a kid, especially when I was at my grandmother’s house or if she happened to be staying at ours: Grandma Bori Toast. It really is nothing special, … Continue reading

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Grandma Bori and the silver coins

This is a funny story, a cute story, a story of the woman who incessantly shoved dollar bills into my pocket as I was growing up. I saw her all the time, on Sundays for the family dinner, and other … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Fatherhood

For whatever reason, I cannot recall, in my younger pre-fatherhood days, thinking about being a father. I think that fatherhood to me was just something that went along with life, with my career, with marrying and ‘settling down,’ whatever that … Continue reading

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Where in the world is my uncle?

I am sure that I will not totally get this story straight, but I will come pretty close. My grandfather would never talk about his time in South Bend’ Indiana in the early 1900s, other than to mention the acquisition … Continue reading

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