The Wonder of Ditch Weed

The sight of the downy “cotton”, swirling on the breeze used to make me groan. The innocent looking bits of fluff shed from Cottonwood trees equaled misery.  Everything was itchy — eyes, scalp skin — plus sneezing, and congestion. Allergy meds just barely...

Off The Deep End

Off The Deep EndToday I found out I’ve “gone off the deep end.”In my mother’s lingo that means I’m crazy, cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, gone nuts.You see, I haven’t ever had “the talk” with my family of origin. The one that says “Yeah, I left the church I was raised in,...