Backyard Chickens: Some Hard Truths

Ever since I was a kid, I thought chickens looked like a lot of fun. In the 1980s and 1990s (first marriage), I tried to find a house with an acre or two, so that we could have a few chickens running around but it never unfolded that way. To satisfy my inner gardener,...

Thank You For Your Prayers…

Four years ago (today), was my husband’s 63rd birthday. I remember that day all too well. Wayne had always been “eccentric” and he had plenty of odd and unusual behaviors, but I assumed that this was part and parcel of his brilliant mind. He had an...