Waiting on the Wind

This spring I left my half-sick husband home with our five young kids for five days and drove to a writer’s conference. My life was a mess at home — especially the laundry room. Along with the five children, I left six chicks (who can fly) in a galvanized metal horse trough in the middle of my laundry room. They were hopping out and pooping everywhere! We needed to cover that thing with chicken wire like yesterday, but here I was scampering off to a writer’s conference. I was a newbie with about half a minute to write, and I headed … Continue reading Waiting on the Wind