Double Life/NaPoWriMo Day 15

I've been married twice, to two men. I have two sons, who were born within two years. I have two great loves, God and people. I also love color and yarn. I love two ends of the age spectrum, old people and babies. I've had more than two troubles, which always seem to come in …

Pretty Yellow Crocus/NaPoWriMo Day 8

I see you little flowers, peeking out of dead leaves! I'm so glad to see you, I laugh and smile with glee. You are so very brave, as you stretch your tiny heads, weeks before the other flowers awake from the dead. You, my little lovelies, are the harbinger of spring, of hope-- for warmer, …

Back in Texas

Crossing the Texas state line, I take a deep breath, a tradition in our family, meant to be a breath of fresh air, sunshine, and a feeling of homecoming. This time, as I take a deep breath, I am nearly overwhelmed by the lovely scent of...cattle, cattle, and the peculiarly odiferous smells that only a …

Dawn at the House

      Dawn at the Lane House, in the early morning light, the flowers glow like sunshine, and are such a pretty sight. In the background are the mountains, where leaves will start to turn, the season is changing, as the sunshine slowly burns. These flowers were just a wilderness, two or three weeks ago, …