Easter Memories and Mess Ups

Easter Memories and Mess Ups

Easter in the good ole days. Do you have favorite Easter memories as a kid? Chocolate bunnies. Jelly beans. Dyed eggs. Easter egg hunts. Church. Festive family meal. All of these and more come to mind when I think of Easter growing up in our farming community. And of...
Incredible Life Lessons from Prostitutes

Incredible Life Lessons from Prostitutes

You never know what you can learn from people who are quite unlike yourself. I’ve learned incredibly valuable life lessons from prostitutes. And witches and convicted felons. I’m pretty much the polar opposite of some of the people I interview for articles or chapters...

Santa Claus in Summer?

I once met a summertime Santa Claus. I have a photo to prove it. Back in the day, say when I was about five, my family drove from Nebraska to Colorado. I remember fuzzy bits and pieces of that trip, but my favorite memory is meeting Santa Claus at the North Pole...