How to be a happy mama

When did my Facebook feed become overtaken with articles with titles like this? Stop. Just stop. If it creates guilt … let’s just stop clicking on those articles, okay? (I’m talking to myself here.) Then, what happens? Without the steady diet of...

Sheep, Stetsons & Stockyards: Excerpt from the book

Buying hogs from Boone & Audrain Counties              At its peak, Central Hog Buyers was running six days a week. It was everything Buddy, Luther, Aunt Esther and L.W. could do to keep up. In 1957, L.W. Angell, Junior purchased the recently closed Centralia...

November 10, 2016

You guys. Last week I declared it: sleep week. I was going to be in bed by 9:00 PM each night to catch up on all the zzzzzzzzs I’d missed recently. Did that happen? Yes, once. And I was all like: woah … I am well-rested. The other nights? The last month?...