The art of the fix

The art of the fix

The art of the fix by Miranda Reiman  4-H prep should be an Olympic sport. Or at least it felt that way as I helped my older kids get ready for entry day at the county fair. Forms filled out, recipes found, last coats of paint applied. It’s a race against the clock....
Not one for small talk

Not one for small talk

Not one for small talk Uncomfortable silence. If you don’t like it, you know the kind. Perhaps you’re just getting to know somebody, and you reach a point in the conversation where that silence hangs heavy and it makes you uneasy. I’m a talker by nature and...
Plans for busy times

Plans for busy times

Plans for busy times by Miranda Reiman My kitchen island is full of stacks: summer camp and summer ball forms to fill out. 4-H projects to register and swimming lessons to book. A month ago, we planned a short family camping trip. Then there are the work things to...