Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

It was his last day closing.  It was such a lovely night he opted to walk.  “I’ll meet you half way,” I replied. I stopped at the bridge that passed over the bike trail and stream and looked over trying to glimpse ducks swimming in the moonlight.  The city stars shone overhead.  I was warm in …

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I put the kettle on. I am oddly consoled flipping the switch to turn on the fireplace. The sound of the dryer after nine years naught reverberates softly. I sip tea and watch the moon drift silently away above the rose hued mountain top in the early morning dawn. What shall I do now in my …

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