Category Archives: memories

The Backward Clock

A former colleague made a backward clock much like the ones used in barbershops which were not backward when looking in the mirror. Such a clock   hangs on our kitchen wall. A conversation piece. When I put new batteries … Continue reading

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Over Lunch

There is nothing better than meeting family and friends over lunch where conversation abounds. Shared love: spoken and unspoken via smiles, nods of understanding, reminiscing past times and memories. Stories told. Names forgotten and remembered. It is the same around … Continue reading

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Wir Lieben Deutsch!

Blessed with the best profession in the world as a German teacher, I bid my students goodbye as they embark on life’s adventures. It is my custom with the seniors to offer them a handshake or a hug as they … Continue reading

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