standing on backs

My friend Michelle took this photo of one of the ewes in her flock with her 2 lambs. The ewe is quite literally protecting and supporting her children. It’s the…

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show off

My Gramma planted flowers and colorful bushes along the front and sides of her house in rural North Dakota. She’d monitor their blooms carefully and eagerly. When the blooms finally…

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to life

"You have to walk toward the things that make you alive." – Leslie Odom, Jr. I love this as a new barometer. Each of us on a daily basis faces…

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the familiarity of new places

Friends of mine in Louisville – my hometown – recently bought a house that, 50 years ago, had been rented as duplex apartments. Serendipitously, my uncle was a tenant on…

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