Destined to Rise

It’s that time of year when I go hunting for spring, checking every corner for it the way Frog and Toad did in their Adventures. We have a patch of early bulb shoots, but our yard stands blank compared to Papa Larry’s. I worked in his front gardens yesterday afternoon, straightening up soil fencing with … Continue reading Destined to Rise

My Favorite Teacher

May 12 I did school differently than most people. I brainstormed algebra problems in my basement and spent lunch breaks in my backyard. I was homeschooled, which means the job of teaching me fell almost completely on Mom’s shoulders. In two weeks I’ll wrap up high school and graduate. Looking back over my 13 years … Continue reading My Favorite Teacher