Rein of Error

I wanted to stay home that day. So did my big sister. Our mother had other ideas. Minutes later, Carol and I were outside in the early morning darkness battling a mid-winter blizzard on our way to school. Grumbling, we started across the front yard of our remote farm home. Driving snow stung our faces. … More Rein of Error

Dressing Chickens

(Warning: This story contains descriptions that may be disturbing to some. But for those raised on farms: no surprises and a touch of humor.) She stood there as if frozen, her back to the fence. Then she screamed; it was a piercing scream of terror. A headless chicken was staggering toward her, its wings flapping, legs … More Dressing Chickens