What’s Thanksgiving to You?

What’s Thanksgiving to You?

The maple in the front yard is looking wet, brown, and droopy. Leaves are scattered across the lawn. A light rain falls. It looks like Thanksgiving, but it doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving. It’s too warm. And, how is Thanksgiving supposed to be feel? Colder, maybe a few snowdrifts heaped here and there. That’s my mental […]

A Muffin for Breakfast

A Muffin for Breakfast

I had planned to bake them for a long time. Something always stood in my way. Last time, I’d already started and realized I didn’t have enough flour. I substituted corn meal, but it didn’t work. So, yesterday, I checked supplies and realized I could give it a second try. I wanted to bake my […]

Wild Onions

Wild Onions

    The following is by my mother, Susie Latty Day. She tells about hunting for wild onions when she was a girl at Etta, many years ago. “On a farm, each season brings its celebration of particular events. When my sisters and I were young girls, we particularly looked forward to the coming of […]

Joy Is Where You Find It

With all the turmoil going on in the world today, sometimes we overlook simple things that bring us joy. This post was from a few years back. Admittedly, it’s about times that I was out and about; today, I don’t have that privilege. Anyway, these dark days can’t last forever, so I took a look […]

New Season, New Outlook?

New Season, New Outlook?

Today is the first day of fall! Can you believe that summer has officially passed and now we are into the dwindling down of the year? Just so you know (and I’m sure you already do) Christmas is only three months and two days away.  But,  this  is  a brand-new  season,  and  the  outlook  is  […]

Under a Silvery Moon

Under a Silvery Moon

  The moon, shining down on Granger’s Mansion, saw some strange and puzzling sights. What, for example, was the animal who stopped by one moonlit night to pay Ned McNeil a visit? But, long before that, what were the murderous things that went on in the moonlight and had an effect many years later on […]

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