Practicing the Presence Over Collards

A wave of joy rises as I snip the big collard leaves for supper. Who would have thought an Ohio girl raised on canned green beans and TV dinners could grow her own collards or turn a compost pile into black gold for her garden? It’s a miracle I can cook fresh veggies, let alone…

Holy Balls of Twine

We¬†made the trip to Mepkin Abbey, and while it’s not your typical tourist attraction, it is the sort of Giant Ball of Twine my family loves to visit while traveling. Giant Balls of Twine are those attractions you research before you ever leave home. Sometimes, they’re nothing but tacky tourist treasures (like the Giant Ball…