Old Dog, New Tricks?

| February 17, 2012

I ate lunch at the Cofield’s and after sitting around the mess I had created of their kitchen table, Bro. W.C. suggested we go outside for some fresh air. He and I walked amid the sounds of popping floor boards into the “screech” of the front screen door as it was opened, to view the […]


| February 7, 2012

I make the turn down our road, fish-tailing my little Datsun with glee, slowing down quickly before my car is in view of my ever watchful father. When I hit the creosote bridge it sounds out a thump-thump-thump-thump-thump, in quick succession. My hand, and left foot work in unison, gearing down again into second for […]

Are You Ashamed?

| February 5, 2012

The embers of the fire popped and scattered like fireflies caught upon the wind. The men huddled around close, warming their hands, staring into the now dwindling flames. They were afraid to look at each other, much less Him, for this would require them to look at themselves. They were afraid, for they had nothing […]


| February 1, 2012

Farmer’s Daughter Lesson #1: How to drive the tractor.  One afternoon, Dad and I went on a “tractor date” so that I could learn how to drive the tractor. While he wanted me to learn how to drive the tractor so that I could work and help out on the farm and make some money, […]