Growing up, I spent a lot of time at my grandparents' house. I loved it there. It's an acreage on the southeast side of town, near a big park that we could walk to. I believe it wasn't part of Des Moines until I was maybe 5 years old- I remember it being annexed. It … Continue reading Helen

The Fort

I've found it a bit harder to write in the summer. I believe there are several reasons for this, the first being that I like to work outside any chance I can, and the "farm" keeps me busy. It's not the kind of work- or maybe I am not in the kind of shape- that … Continue reading The Fort