California Wunder(lich)

For years and years, I have planted a variety of bell pepper in my garden called California Wonder.  It is a wonderful plant that produces large, sweet bell peppers.  One of the favorite meals made by my wife is stuffed green peppers.  California Wonder peppers are a chief ingredient for this wonderful dish.  Today’s story … More California Wunder(lich)

The Lonely Porch

Heinrich Jacob Schlimpert would have been celebrating his 158th birthday today.  He was born on July 10, 1858 in Seelitz, Missouri.  His parents were August Julius and Bertha (Boehme) Schlimpert. When Jacob was five years old, he went through a very traumatic experience.  Two events took place that impacted his life.  I cannot tell for … More The Lonely Porch