The Meaning of Hair in My Life

Woman blow drying her hair

The Meaning of Hair in My Life

For years, I did not think hairdos very important.  My mother was always after me: “A little brushing would help,” she’d say.Read More »


A Texas Ranching Adventure: Coping with Neighbors

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A Texas Ranching Adventure:  Coping With Neighbors

“But who are you married to?” the older woman asked again.

“The German across the road,” I said for the third time.

She shook her head and frowned.

“He’s my husband,” I insisted.

She stared at me.  “But . . .”

She just couldn’t believe that I, a white woman, was married to a German.*Read More »