Merry Christmas?

We’re four days into Christmas and this year I have the sense that instead of insisting that we put the Christ back into Christmas, we maybe ought to insist we take the “merry” out of Christmas. Before you simply write me off as a curmudgeon, scrooge, or crank, let me explain. There are a series …

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An After Harvest “Hi Cow” Poem

After the corn was harvested across the road from our house, our neighbor put up an electric fence so he could run some cows in the corn field. They're a skittish heard, so every time I walk out to get the mail or say anything to them, like, "Hi cow," they move farther south away …

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