Diary of a Lesbian Housewyfe: Springtime Makeovers

I am sitting in the sun in a ragged piece of lawn furniture. The brick red paint is chipping off the soft wood and the pillow which kindly softens the slatted backrest and woven seat has lost gobs of its stuffing. I don’t care. The rays from the sun are […]

Springtime Makeover

The Little Yellow Farmhouse: What to Do When Your Dog Dies at Home (And Digging a Hole Isn’t an Option)

On Easter Sunday, my dog, Cappy, died. The passing was unexpected and quiet. One moment he was sleeping. The next he was gone. After the storm of weeping calmed, we faced a horrible moment. What do you do with a dead dog in the middle of your living room? In […]


Morning Flowers

Each morning, I walk the dogs through our neighborhood. In my first spring here, I am wandering through a floral wonderland. The people in this neighborhood proudly keep beautiful lawns and gardens, filling them with glorious flowering plants. In turn, these flowers fill my soul with joy. This baby flowered for most […]

Redbud Branch