Hope has two daughters

It was a chilly early spring night at the juxtaposition of a dead end street and what had been a corn field the season before, the remnants of the fall harvest still standing as lone sentinels in the softened earth. The sun was beginning to disappear on the horizon and the stars were coming out, […]

From tragedy…. hope

Last week, I wrote a blog post about how my community was blindsided by a heinous and seemingly senseless tragedy. I’m not going to get into the details because I am aware that they can trigger some of my readers, but if you are truly curious, here is one of the news links. The story […]

Just Checking In

Just yesterday, there was a tragedy in my neighborhood in my little swath of the Midwest.  A life was snuffed out, perhaps nefariously, though the details are not yet clear.  They may never be fully revealed, but that’s not my story to tell.  It’s also not the point of this little post. Friends who live […]