A Letter

My dear husband, I never found the key to open the back pasture. I looked everywhere. Your pants pockets. Your coat pockets. You sure have a lot of coats. I even looked in the pockets of that yellow rain slicker that makes you look like the Gortons Fisherman. I looked on the ground near the … Continue reading A Letter

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Misplaced

It's been almost three months. Three months since our lives stopped being what they were and abruptly switched to a bad made-for-tv movie. There is a draginess to things now. A deep underlying sorrow. I do manage to get things done. I manage my kids' schedules and I manage the farm and I have even … Continue reading Misplaced

Things I Wish I Knew

Things I wish I had asked my husband prior to his death...and things you may want to ask your significant other in case the unexpected becomes your reality, too... his email password his Facebook password his other email password his Twitter password where the instructions for the ice cream maker are his iPhone access code … Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew

I Need To Buy An Air Popper

I tried to make popcorn on the stove last evening. I burned most of it. My husband always made me popcorn on the stove. It's my favorite evening snack. We don't own a microwave and I don't want the extras that are in microwave popcorn bags anyway. He didn't even like to eat popcorn. He … Continue reading I Need To Buy An Air Popper