Greenhouse in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
My father built this greenhouse with salvaged windows and wood from abandoned crumbling barns and our forest. He built the foundation with handmade cement and rocks from our property. It is perfect for growing tomatoes in our maritime climate.
Contributed by Julia Reddy.
Growing up in Transylvania
Many of the citizens of Transylvania in Romania are of Hungarian descent and speak Hungarian.
Cross-posted from JohnFeffer.com.
Agnes Gagyi grew up in the city of Miercurea Ciuc in the Transylvanian region of Romania. More than 80 percent of the population of this city of 50,000 people is of Hungarian ethnicity. Most everyday interactions are conducted in Hungarian. In fact, Gagyi didn’t learn Romanian at home or on the streets, but rather through television and Romanian classes at school.More…