Surprised by Spring

Surprised by Spring

I’ve watched the red squirrels and the black lab dance through the narrow flower beds over the past several weeks, convinced that every round paw print, every hole dug with tiny little squirrel feet, was driving my broccoli and lettuce and kale and pea and spinach...
One Woman: The Cashier

One Woman: The Cashier

On a recent shopping trip to Walmart, I was checking out in a staffed lane, too many items for self-serve. I don’t love shopping at the giant box store, but when time doesn’t permit a stock-up trip to Indianapolis or even nearby Lebanon, Walmart is the...
Do Nothing to Stop It

Do Nothing to Stop It

The sun shines white today, angling in through the blinds, and just through the window I see the red blooms on my quince bush stretching open in the warmth. When the first hint of them caught my eye a week or so ago, I worried. This unseasonably warm weather we have...
Daily Journal

Daily Journal

For the next couple of weeks, I have been invited to be a daily writer for Barclay Press’s Daily Journal. I am excited for the opportunity, and hope you will all join me there for the next couple of weeks. I’ll be adding a link here each day, so you can...