May 2015

How to Eat Bull Testicles

May 25, 2015

Or rather, don’t. Sliced and lying on a paper plate waiting to be deep fat fried, a pale squishy tan color with red dots here and there where the blood vessels were, I find them decidedly unappetizing. Jeffrey brought a couple of them home from North Star Bison on Sunday and sliced them up, grimacing. Just one of the benefits of having a couple of …

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The Changes I See in Me

May 18, 2015

What happens to change a person from the beginning of the year to the end of it? The changes are like the changes of the seasons, so natural as to be imperceptible. First the red buds on bare branches; then one day you notice the palest of green; and then the busyness of days overtakes you, and when you remember to look again, the tree …

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Women in the Trenches – Rachel Miller with RISE

May 13, 2015

“My fianc√© and I actually met through kids’ church,” Rachel says. “We plan to continue on and be just as involved after we’re married. It’s exciting for me to think about marrying a guy with the same passions. “He has a house in town, and at one point I wouldn’t have liked that. I grew up on a farm in Kentucky, and now my family …

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