In early December, it grew bitterly cold in Arkansas. I stoked the wood stove full day in and day out,… Read more Word of the year 2017
A few weeks ago, in the stagnant heat of our storage building in July, I dug through boxes and crates.… Read more Dream come true
“Walk. Chalk.” Each morning, as the hands on the clock tick and tock their way toward the number nine, Maggie’s… Read more Walk and chalk
Last month, I sat at home with my daughter one chilly spring morning. Before my husband left, I had an… Read more Going off the grid
Before I move on, I want to look back—not to dwell on the past or listen to Sirens, as I… Read more 2013 gift list
About a year ago, I decided to create a second blog, Your Daily Dose of Gratitude. I’d already been writing… Read more How do you know me?
Thank God my dad won the “name the baby” battle. My mom, a Georgia/Tennessee, native, begged him to agree to… Read more Stepping forward