• School Days

    June 11, 2015 There is a routine to dinner here on the prairie. It starts with Farmer Tom’s question, How was school? To which is replied, Good. Every single school day– same question, same response. So now that school is out, I wondered, what would we talk about? Surprisingly, it started out with the familiar,… Continue Reading

  • An Unexpected Blessing

    April 18, 2015 Sown by nature, wildflowers amaze me with their dainty appearance, yet obvious strength. How did these fragile looking hepatica push through the heavy layer of fallen leaves? The mystery of life is never so apparent as in spring when Earth transforms her energy into shoots of green at an astonishing rate. As I… Continue Reading

  • Grungy

    April 15, 2015 Have you ever had one of those days? Well, today I had one. . . a splendidly perfect day! So, what makes a day perfect for a farm girl, wannabe children’s author, like me? I awoke to birdsong drifting through my window and a dazzling sunrise shimmering through the pines which highlighted… Continue Reading

  • Sing to the Sunrise

    April 13, 2015 With three notes and a trill, the song sparrow transports me back to the sun-soaked barefoot days of my childhood. How happy I am to share my morning walk with him. His joy, in the tranquil morning, is evident by his song. With loveliness bursting around every bend, I certainly understand his… Continue Reading