What’s up Doc?

“I’ve never eaten a carrot like this in my life.” Sunday Afternoon Guest to the Farm, Age 82.   I may be aging myself, but do you remember the Bugs Bunny cartoons? Bugs Bunny was always chomping on a fresh-pulled carrot. But now it seems carrots mostly come...

We Are Family

…From the desk of Jayne Battey My dad, Arthur Lincoln Turner, Jr., is one of nine children. As far back as I can remember there were cousins, aunts and uncles sprinkled across every aspect of my life. There were the beautiful older girl cousins who I shyly waved...

We may just learn how to fly.

…From The Desk Of Jayne Battey She leaned in close to me and said, “It’s been a year and I can’t seem to move on. I can’t seem to let it go, even though I couldn’t stand to stay another minute. But it’s like I never existed...

Ready to Start my Rain Dance

…From The Desk Of Jayne Battey She turned the kitchen tap and there was no water. Not a drop. My niece Kim turned to me and said, “Well, I won’t be taking a shower this morning.” It was 10:00 in the morning and the water would be off until noon—when it would...