The Secret of Gold

The Secret of Gold I am holding in my hands a tiny glass vial, and when I turn it, a fine yellow dust is shining. Gold. 0.29 grams, the result of a week of gold panning. A couple of weeks ago I was with a friend on a canoe trip in an old gold rush area in Northern BC....

Remembering Yourself?

Remembering Yourself? When I experienced Remembrance Day in Canada for the first time, I had a huge sense of relief. Back in Germany, the men who had fought in the war came home sick and wounded in body and soul. What was even worse was that they had given all they...