From time to time, I'm going to post some clippings from my Pinterest board entitled "Words of Wisdom from a German Grandmother." Each of them plays a role in my upcoming book, "Yankee Daughters."
Jamey ducked out, barely missing Nora, who came in with a pail of milk, and Millie, carrying a small basket of eggs. “That red chicken is hiding her eggs again,” Millie reported. “I thought she was pretty when we got her, but she sure is ornery!”
Katerina grinned without turning around. “Schön, wie schön tut,” she replied.
“Yes, Mama, we know! Pretty is as pretty does,” Nora replied.