A Love Like Jennie and June

There are people who have somehow earned the reputation of being an “animal person”. When people speak about them, they say things like, “ever since she was a little girl, animals were drawn to her”, or “he’s always had a way with animals. It says a lot about his kind and patient energy”. I have…

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Husbands and Hobbies

I married a serial hobby starter. Maybe the more accurate term would be hobby abandoner. Our home is filled with the ghosts of hobbies past, remnants of projects collecting dust in the basement, attic, and shed. First there was the cigar box guitar. Then there was wood carving. Gardening left me with a 5’x’5 trench…

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