My grandmother was a pious woman
A quiet woman
A compliant woman
She read her Bible every night
Tidied up the kitchen
Fed the men and ate when they were done
Then tidied up again
published on Oct 11, 2021
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I was on my land briefly yesterday, not long enough to offer to bring ba...
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“Tell me about the old times again, Mommy.”
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It's a labor of love.
Do you min...
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I go naked in the woods.
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I've been up on my land.
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To begin, let's get the obvious point out of the way:
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I have been aware, in the past few weeks, of a certain seeming contradic...
May 20, 2020
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May 19, 2020
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May 18, 2020
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May 10, 2020
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May 06, 2020
The most important stories are often the hardest to weave.
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The year is 1995. I am a senior in college.
Apr 30, 2020
Unlike chickens, who can be somewhat consistent in laying their eggs in ...
Apr 23, 2020
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Apr 02, 2020
One of the things that is hardest about this confinement, for me persona...
Mar 31, 2020
A few months ago, I began to see and hear a lot of woodpeckers. One time...
Mar 29, 2020
I went to the mountains today, to close up my treehouse and bring home s...
Mar 21, 2020
So, here's a tale of terror. I'm all right, y'all, but WHEW.
Mar 20, 2020
I was bitten by a spider today. I expect superpowers any minute.
Mar 15, 2020
There's a beech tree in the woods at Dragon Hollow. It's deep, deep in t...
Feb 17, 2020
I've had a number of folks recently tell me they're worried about me bec...
Feb 03, 2020
I spent the night in the mountains Saturday night. First time in too lon...
Jan 27, 2020
A few days ago, I remarked to a friend that I wished I knew more about t...
Jan 17, 2020
A couple days ago, in a business meeting, a friend and colleague complim...
She was sitting at a table in a street cafe. I was passing by.
Jan 11, 2020
I got accused of being "full of myself" in a
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Please meet my friends, holly and pine. Oh, and a lovely Old One, a piec...
Jan 04, 2020
I love Spring peepers.
Dec 26, 2019
CW: Graphic descriptions of women's bodies and sickness. Also, mention o...
He had a light brown beard and was wearing a flannel shirt over a t-shir...
Dec 21, 2019
Today is the shortest day of the year, tonight the longest night.
Dec 16, 2019
Spider is one of my primary animal spirit guides. She is especially sacr...
Dec 07, 2019
It's an alder. In the photo.
Nov 20, 2019
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Nov 13, 2019
My aunt and I were not on good terms when she died.
Nov 04, 2019
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Jun 04, 2019
Jun 03, 2019
“Everything is broken, yet much remains.” ~ Stone Person
May 26, 2019
I went to Dragon Hollow today. Climbed up the stream bed with two bags, ...
Apr 27, 2019
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Apr 04, 2019
It's amazing what you don't see until you know it's there.
Mar 17, 2019
It doesn't have to be complicated.
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Someone I follow on Facebook recently posted a link to
Dec 16, 2018
I'm not judging you. I'm just saying. You are vastly underestimating you...
Dec 07, 2018
I was born with a temper.
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Nov 04, 2018
It's been on my heart to post an update to
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Look, I don't know how to say this in a way that hasn't already been sai...
Nov 01, 2018
Have you ever had really great sex?
Nov 15, 2017
I'm thinking about when that pussy-grabbing tape came out.
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This post was originally written for my old blog under my old name at
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Somebody I love once came to me and said, "I wish I could die."
The Date: March Something, 2018.
Did that t...
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