Month: April 2014

Grown Up


After my mom died in 2000, a strange thing happened–now that she only existed in pictures, I started to remember her the way she looked in pictures, even pictures that were taken before I knew her. This one from my parents’ wedding, with them sitting in the brand new Dodge Challenger that my dad whisked

Speckled Brown Egg


Growing up, I thought brown eggs were SO WEIRD. All of the eggs at the grocery store were white (as were all of the people, because this was Ohio), so the only time I’d see brown eggs were when my neighbor with the chickens running loose around her farm would bring some to us. This