Gandle, I thought of you today
Last year you posted in search of pickled cabbage leaves that you thought you remembered your grandparents stuffing, and someone confirmed your memory and told you they were available online. I'm tutoring one of my Bulgarian friends in English as a Second Language a couple times a week, and we talk frequently about foods. I mentioned learning how to make "serMEE" last summer (stuffed grape leaves... the Greeks call them dolmas or dolmades) and she told me that in winter, they're made with pickled cabbage leaves instead of grape leaves (makes seasonal sense). She was bummed she didn't know where to begin looking for them in town.
Your query equipped me to give her an answer I'd have been otherwise unprepared to offer. Sometimes we don't know the ways our words inform one another, and I just wanted to thank you for what you sometimes refer to as your ramblings. I learn a lot from you, and you helped me offer someone some reassurance today. :o)