As a young girl, inclined to daydream, I filled the pages of my diary with all the plans I made. I wrote late into the night under the tent of my blanket, working by flashlight, chewing on the end of my pen between bursts of...
SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2011
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
It’s always a bit of a jolt when we see ourselves through another’s lens. Suddenly things we’d never noticed stand out. I was in Berlin recently. What has happened there since the wall fell is interesting. At the time of the reunification West Berlin was...
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
The scene in the morning was terrible. What was left of the torn, bloodied carcass of my beloved Anacona hen, the crazy, flighty Italian chicken whose antics never failed to amuse me, was tossed like so much trash in front of the henhouse. The two...
Cheryl-Anne Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement. Cheryl-Anne is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country.