Do more of what makes you happy: Hug a tree!

I love trees. These living things have always fascinated me. The different shapes, sizes and personalities they display. One of my favorite trees is the Ginkgo tree, also known as maidenhair tree, which I just found out. The leaves turn a beautiful yellow in fall. There happen to be quite a few Ginkgo trees around…

I want to send a letter to Oma & Opa!

Last week on the way to daycare my son suddenly started telling me that he wanted to send a letter to Oma and Opa. Now, there would be nothing unusual about this, except that he was talking about my husband’s parents, who have passed away and he never met them. Actually, first he wanted to…