A Mentor in Hiking Boots

About seven weeks ago, my boyfriend and I returned from a 6-day trek into the wilderness of West Texas.

The town we stayed in had a population of 349 people (coming from Houston,


When Ants Grieve

Last week I went outside to take my box turtle, Bruce, for a walk.

When he finally stopped for a rest, I plopped down on the warm pavement next to him.