I Give Up

A transplant's recognition of the realities of farm life and how to adjust.

Miss Houdinis Close Call

There is always tension between so-called "civilization" and "where the wild things are" as Maurice Sendak said. Rural living on the edges of wilderness teaches us that we can live in that tension but it's not always easy.

Boys and Girls

What happens when you try to show a teenage boy something and you are a preteen girl.