My airplane seat is sandwiched beside a huge man who is evidently aware of his mass- his folded arms rest high across his chest to make room. He keeps to himself. On my other side, is a somber-looking man wearing a bulky winter jacket. After we buckle in, … Continue Reading Apologies Accepted
The Voices in Your Head I got a job on the bread stick line at Bachman’s Pretzel factory in Temple. PA between my freshman and sophomore year of college. I rode my yellow Schwinn bicycle 6 miles over Mount Penn for work every morning. I was the only college … Continue Reading The Voices in Your Head
GOOD WEED or BAD WEED? It felt ridiculous to be pulling out the chickweed that was threatening to strangle my husband’s potato plants, my husband’s precious potato plants because the only nationality that loves potatoes more than Germans are the Irish. I had recently read a post about chickweed … Continue Reading GOOD WEED or BAD WEED?
I was just writing how we had not picked up a road kill in so many years (see previous blog) that I can’t remember when the last time was, when BAM! I was down at our mailbox on Rt 895 and I heard the loud thud. I looked over … Continue Reading A Sad Day on Red Mountain- one of our own has died
A few years ago, we had two mother does and their two children frequent our orchard. The small twisted rotten apples that lay under the trees were a great culinary treat for the deer. When deer season came around, my husband encouraged me to hunt them in our nearby … Continue Reading I’m Not Killing My Neighbors