Tag: food

Excerpt; Rickel Family

Time with the Rickel family (my mother Gretchen’s ancestry). This is an excerpt from a writing I stumbled across. It sounds very much like what I’ve heard about my Grandfather Armin’s father. His father, H.W. Rickel was the first known German of this family branch to come and settle in America in the late 1800’s.…

Review; Joie de Vivre- 2015

A book written by Harriet Welty Rochefort. My overall opinion – rate 4 out of 5 (I liked it, a lot). This author, an American, went to Paris and never left. Why you might ask; she met a man and they married. This book discusses what she’s learned over thirty years. Her perspectives on food,…

Short Story- Winter

Sara came up with the idea of serving a weekly neighborhood meal in the kitchen at their farmhouse. It wasn’t enough that they had a couple dozen horses to tend to; some boarders and others slated for their lesson programs. The horses ranged in size from pony to draft, and she loved each one of…