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Farming

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    In Good Hands

    I shivered, tucking my hands into the pockets of my brand new Carhartt coveralls. Just the year before, I wore dress pants and skirts and walked the halls as a high school counselor. My…

    June 9, 2022
  • Farming marriage Motherhood

    Love Evolves: A Short Story

    Nine years ago, love looked like counting down the minutes at work on Friday, then breaking the speed limit to get to the ranch. My stomach full of butterflies—all to spend the weekend with…

    February 14, 2022
  • Marrying a Farmer Isn’t What I Expected

    Recently, a fellow farm wife asked me, “Was marrying a farmer what you expected?”  I thought back to the summer before my farmer and I were married. In the evening after work, I would…

    May 5, 2021
  • Motherhood

    The Kitchen That Built Me

    It was a Friday night, and my then boyfriend, Rich, and I pulled into the driveway of his house. Though we were in a new relationship, and long-distance too, without actually talking about it—we…

    February 2, 2021
  • Unrealized Dreams

    One of my dreams was to live in a city. I don’t know why I was fixated on a life in the city. Maybe it was because of the movies I watched growing up.…

    January 15, 2021
  • Motherhood

    There’s Something I Need to Tell You

    The hot water pours down my back, steam surrounding me. “Babe. There’s something I need to tell you,” I say through the fog.  I turn my head toward the bedroom, his outline is faint…

    November 30, 2020
  • Friendship

    Something I Came Back To

    Last week, I set my phone downand went for a walk.I put one foot in front of the other—the earth solid beneath my feet.The crunch of gravel rang through my ears,instead of the noise…

    November 24, 2020