Special Giveaways, Uncategorized

Lunch Wars

Once upon a time, I was starting to get rather interested in the whole local foods thing. I wanted to measure the freshness of our food based on how long it took to harvest from our garden and set on the table rather than how long it took to ship from the farm, sit on the shelf and wait in…

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Uncategorized, writing

Advice sought

Well, this weekend is the Nebraska Writer’s Conference. I wasn’t going to go. I had no interest in going. In fact, I really didn’t care all that much about renewing my membership to the Nebraska Writer’s Guild this year. Now that it is here, however, I’m glad that somewhere in that fog I had some sense that I should not retreat…

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family, Uncategorized

What happened

Deep breath. I can do this. I actually have already a few times. The first several times, I know the person on the other end of the line couldn’t decipher anything through my sobs. Fortunately, they were all gracious enough to express their condolences without asking me to go through it all again. It was a horrible, horrible accident and…

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