It was six thirty in the morning and I had just thrown my last paper on the route. With a sigh, I glanced over to my route partner to make sure he was buckled in. He had fallen asleep about five miles back, and I didn’t really want to wake him if I didn’t have… Read More A Day I Will #NeverForget
There are times when the pukah do not like me, and there are times when we coexist barely acknowledging each other. This is a tale from way back in my childhood, where I swear the pukah were trying to get my attention. It was one of those golden days of early summer – and… Read More The Tire and the Snake
Home visits can be fun, informative, and usually nothing more than a little unsettling when you’re reaching out to help those in need. I’d just signed on as a mental health worker for a company that had everything I could dream of – a road to advancement, a steady paycheck, and fellow employee/contractors who… Read More Bad Day at the Office
A week ago the rains fell, and fell, and fell, and fell. I seriously thought that they would never quit falling. I was committed to a market stall at our local farmer’s market, and with all the rain, I had nothing to take out. Oh, sure, I had seedlings I hadn’t put out before… Read More Going Green: Attracting the Pukah
Anyone who works with confidential records, please get your switches ready. I have a tale to tattle on myself. When you live in a small town, it is hard to remember that everyone knows just about everyone else. Especially if the families involved have been here for more than two or three generations. I work… Read More Woops!
Well, classes started today. Yeah, that dreaded and expected day finally got here. To prepare last night, I got the backpack packed with all the right books, made sure I had my note taking supplies, the laptop was fully charged, and the alarms were set. All well and good, right? Then, I guess I was… Read More First Day Funnies