Month: August 2010

Writing and Happiness

Years ago, when I was delving into personal growth and self improvement, I came across a wonderful tape series, “Field of Diamonds” by Earl Nightingale. One of the questions, he posed and which I had struggled with was happiness. Until then, happiness had been on my list of life goals. What I didn’t realize was …

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Solingen

Nestled in the beech and oak forests of the Bergische Land, just twenty-five miles northwest of Cologne and the Rhine river, the city of Solingen has grown for more than six-hundred years. First mentioned in the 11th century, it achieved city status in the 1400s. World-famous for its steel and weapons industry, shops and factories …

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