Growing Seasons

Growing seasons come and go. They can be splendid and lead to high yields. Or inconsistent and disappointing. Most are … More

Faulty Roots and Weeds

When you have seven older sisters, three older brothers, and two younger brothers, not only are you child #11, you … More

The Writer Within

I have been writing for forty years. It started with a few poems and being given a diary when I … More

 Finding Alcohol

Already insecure, uncertain, and feeling awkward in my own skin, I started drinking in my freshman year of high school. … More

The Starting Line

Always having been a physically active child, outside playing ball or tag with my siblings, running was just a natural … More

Labeled Lovingly

Late bloomer. I have lovingly called myself one for a long time. Better late than never. Better to have chances … More