On Being Different

I found this photo of three of my siblings standing in our backyard surrounded by apple and pear trees. One look at my brothers Emmanuel […]

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Apple Story

  View this post on Instagram Read the whole story! http://elishebahaqq.com/apple-story/ #bloglife #blogging #writing #wendsday #wednesdaywisdom #wednesdaywords #apple #applestree A post shared by Elisheba Haqq-Stevens […]

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Winter in Minnesota

If you have never experienced a Minnesota winter, you may not be able to understand how cold it was when my family first arrived to […]

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Planting an Apple Tree

Burnsville, MN circa 1975 When Papa purchased our home in the small town of Burnsville, Minnesota, it was primarily because it sat on a large […]

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The Great Minnesota Get-Together

I’ve been wanting to post about my travels and I thought, why not begin my series of travel posts with a place near and dear […]

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Prince

I wasn’t sure enough time would ever pass in order for me to write about the shocking death of Prince. I’m still not quite used […]

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India…here I come!

There’s a reason I’ve been so quiet—I’ve been getting ready for an adventure.  I’m leaving this week for a 35 day trip to India.  While […]

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One Angry Man

If you have never seen the film, 12 Angry Men, perhaps this essay will prompt you to watch it. This month, I finished three weeks […]

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Serving or Sightseeing?

It’s just about Valentine’s day again, and for most people this is a reminder to show care to those they love. February 14, also means […]

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