Days Bygone

Togetherness Is an Old Worn Out Atlas and a First-Rate Parking Space

Learn how navigating quality time with one’s spouse has its own set of challenges before you even get where you’re going. A while back, my husband, Harvin & I decided to take a much needed…


The Russians Are Coming

Summer 1961.   My summers were endless days of playing with my sisters, with nothing more urgent than deciding what we wanted to do next.  Playing on the old grapevine, which never bore any grapes…


Simplicity That’s Here and Now at Newell Lodge

Remember when life was simple? On a recent, warmish day following last week’s historic winter storm, I sat in the swing under one of the hundreds of old oak trees here at Newell Lodge. As I lazily…