Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gardens and the Gift of Grace

In late June of last year, I was on call for daily radiation treatments.  Having suffered through the claustrophobia of the preparatory CAT scans and the bizarre fashioning around my body of what the technicians creepily called a “cradle,” I … Continue reading

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New Life When It’s Least Expected and Most Needed

It was hard when the cows left Wade’s Ranch.  For all the fundamental difference between my vegetarian heart and Gene and Sharon’s cattle ranching heritage, never once had I questioned their love for those cows, the land, the wildlife they … Continue reading

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Writing Meets the Fear Factor

Never, not once since I was seven years old and sat down at the kitchen table to write my autobiography, have I ever been afraid to begin writing a book.  Not even after my brother told me the first few … Continue reading

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