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

The Snow Caves

“Hey, come with us at recess,” an older kid said one winter morning in school.  “There’s a big snow drift in the valley.” Our schoolyard was bordered on one side by a deep ravine.  In winter, heavy snow and strong winds formed large snowdrifts along one bank.  Those 20-foot drifts of hard packed snow were … More The Snow Caves