Category Archives: Culture

Learning about other cultures

It is Friday morning and we had a harrowing departure from our house. We are at the kids’ house to allow the young ones to sleep before we help out and get one of them to preschool and the other … Continue reading

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Getting my inner Hungarian on!

Every so often, you have to return to your roots. We were talking about our daughter-in-law, Diana’s birthday bash at our house and we were wondering what to serve. We remembered that Diana had enjoyed the Chicken Paprikash we had … Continue reading

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Getting my Maple Sugar Candy on!

I love maple sugar candy. I have enjoyed it since I was a kid. I am one of those people who look with horror upon people who put what they deem to be maple syrup on their pancakes from bottles … Continue reading

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We are damn good at racism

I remember that day in Freshmen English class in college. I wasn’t sure what to expect. The main thrust, back in 1969, was Black Literature and a study of racism. The class was large and pretty much as white as … Continue reading

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A Taste of Hungary 2017

The day was excessively hot when you consider that it is mid-September and the heat unexpected. My thoughts went completely to an outdoor pool. That wasn’t happening. The early afternoon was at a Memorial Service for a neighbor who suddenly, … Continue reading

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