Autumn Morning

In the Target checkout line, I had a long, hard think. This does not often happen to me in Target, where my inner monologue tends to run like this: “Meow, meow, meow … holy-God-someone-shut-that-kid-up-no-you-shut-up-judgey-mcjudger-you-don’t-know-their-story-meow, meow, meow…” But as I watched the laundry detergent I had come for roll down the conveyer belt along with the…


Next: Baby Goats. ‘Cause They’re Cute, and They Make Cheese***

In 2012 we celebrated the first third birthday in our household where I was not pregnant with the next child. The following week, I bought the children butterfly larvae to hatch.  After they flew away,  I bought a plant, but it wasn’t very cute.  Next came the chickens,     and then the first baby bunny…