Trail Quilts: Comforters on the Covered Wagon

“There was nothing but land: not a country at all, but the material out of which countries are made.”                                                                                                                                                 -Willa Cather The oxen leaned into the yoke, pushing against the wood with their sinewy strength. Under the weight of the covered wagon, the iron rimmed wheels grated against the…

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The Other Mothers in the Village

“A child born to another woman calls me mommy. The magnitude of that tragedy and the depth of that privilege are not lost on me.”                                                                              -Jody Landers Another parent-teacher conference ended with the stars twinkling in the night sky, and me scuttling to my Saturn in a nearly empty…

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