Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Only Resolution I’ve Ever Fully Kept

Really, I've always been a wannabe farmer. When I started dating a boy in high school whose dad farmed a little, I bought a pair of western boots and a leather belt etched with my name in big, capital letters - B R E N D A. I looked so cute when I went with him to "change the water" on a few early Saturday mornings, the sun rising in the distance.  As we bent over, row after row, changing the directions of the hoses or pipes or whatever those things were, I tried, but I never could quite grasp the physics behind the

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