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Community Oilseed

Oilseed Revisited

We opened the door and peered in at what had once been a hub of activity, our old kitchen, all tore up and abandoned.

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Community Cookie's Bliss Happiness Recurring Epiphanies Walkaholic

My Friend Carl

I wrote this post in 2016 and Sheri McGregor put it in an anthology, a kind of “Chicken Soup for the Soul” for nature freaks. The essay would belong to Sowing Creek Press for a year following publication after which I could do anything I wanted with it, such as post it here on Plastic […]

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Animals Community Cookie's Bliss Self Reliance

Chicken TV

“Chicken TV is keeping me sane,” she says, as we soak in that timeless world, mesmerized by their languid pecking and the occasional drop of a leaf.

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Community Unsung Heros

The Limericist

“Here comes Nick,” I’d say, watching him work his way across the lawn in a slow, rolling gait.

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Community Our Life Travel

Our Little Town

If you had asked me even a year before could I see myself living in the American South, I would have shaken my head.