Category Archives: Fruit

Country Charm

When a country girl sweetly requests a ride into the city, she’s not trying to be cute. Her intention isn’t to steal your heart or dine with your family. A country girl is anything but incabable. She can rope a hundred cattle in a row and ride a horse bareback. Yes, a country girl is […]

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Space

Saying that my college years were rough would be like saying that these Plum Clafoutis are O.K. Vast understatements. It just won’t cut it. For four straight years I summoned the energy (from where it came I do not know) to work a full time true blue-collar job while going to school. Time was precious. […]

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The Language Keeper

If within earshot of a conversation taking place in a foreign tongue, Evan take it as his que. Hearing someone rant in Italian, sing in French, or cough in German…switches a light bulb on in his head. Usually I can it feel coming….for it is inevitable. He gets this crazy look in his eye and […]

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Oh Fig

Some fears exist to protect us from danger. For example, swimming in chummed water with nervous sharks is a very foolish move. Personally, I believe that anyone who chooses to swim within a mile of that scene may be negatively toying with their gut instinct…something that was designed to keep us alive. Some fears are […]

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Bring It

Normally autumnal equinox would trigger fear within me…fear of a dreadful winter to come. Fear of bone aching cold, frozen windshields, rosier than usual cheeks and unrelenting Colorado wind. But this year I have a very different perspective. This fall is equivalent to January 1st to me: a fresh start and clean slate. Saying that […]

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