Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Me

1. I once licked a pig's snout to earn $2.50. When my (then) future mother-in-law found that out, she said she always did want frugal wives for her sons. 2. I didn't get along with my 7th grade teacher, and I'm not even sure why. He was a very good teacher and I learned a …

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A month of blessing

October used to be one of my favorite months of the year. Crisp, fall air pushing away the heat of summer. Chrysanthemums. Pumpkin and apple pies steaming from their flaky crusts, smelling of cinnamon and spice. Fall décor. Will and my wedding anniversary. Leaves falling into crackling piles, and children romping through them, rosy-cheeked. But …

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