Chore Time 

Feeding chickens and gathering eggs. Bringing the cows in from the pasture for the evening milking, or helping carry 5-gallon … More

Buried Grief

Growing up on a farm, I loved and lost more than one kitten. When a new litter came along, I … More

Goodbye Breasts

My breasts blossomed fairly early. I got my first bra before leaving fifth grade. A positive body image came along … More

“500” x 2

This is not a mathematical equation, though thousands of hours of fun have been enjoyed by many. In this case, … More

A Gift in Many Ways

My friend Terrie had a beaming smile and a one-of-a-kind laugh. She also had a serious streak that was genuine … More

The Screamer

What do you do when you are four or five years old and in need of attention? Screaming can be … More