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Miss you dad (and your grilled chicken)

On Father’s Day I grilled chicken for supper – that’s what we called the evening meal where I grew up. The noon meal was dinner. If we ever tried to call our evening meal “dinner,” Dad would say we were getting too fancy. Anyway, I basted the...

Turn family silverware into heirloom jewelry

If you’ve inherited silverware, here’s an idea for transforming pieces into a unique family heirloom. I had a phone conversation with a guy named Mike, known to many as The Spoon Jeweler. I stumbled upon his website while searching for interesting inheritance stories...

Collections: Who should inherit them?

  So how should collections be passed down? Some people collect baseball cards. Some collect tea cups. Some collect art, autographs, books or cars. When I was a kid, I started collecting rocks. My really cool rocks were given to me by my grandma Ruby, my...