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Food For Thought

Emptying the nest

Since my children grew up and my life no longer has been filled with sports gear, Levis that needed patching, and a mysteriously and perennially empty cookie jar, my fondest wish and overriding ambition has been to simplify my life.

walkin'

Things we do for love

One of the side benefits of us getting chickens is the avenue for gifts it’s opened to give my spouse Sabra.

Memories of Christmases past

Certain holidays stick in children’s minds, not necessarily for any spectacular perfection, but often for something as simple as an unexpected guest, unique gift, or unusual weather, or any variations from expected events. I must have been in first or second grade when Santa left Pinocchio under the Christmas tree with my well-stuffed Christmas stocking lying across his wooden knees.

The smell of fear

Writing about our recent addition of five chickens to the Fleck household has caused me to reminisce about my spouse and her animals.