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Seasonal splendid laughter, everyone

Posted on December 12, 2017

Madonna Hamel Hauling out my mother's Christmas ornaments - the ones I painstakingly selected from her larger collection including eight adorned wreaths, seven Nativity Scenes,… Read More »

Enter Stage Left

Posted on December 5, 2017

Madonna Hamel As the gate closes on the horizon and the field below, the other opens to a new lot of heifers, black Angus, fifteen… Read More »

Still asking

Posted on November 28, 2017

Madonna Hamel It's been a year since a group of us began writing our life stories at a workshop in a cozy room at the… Read More »

Waiting for Our Friends

Posted on November 21, 2017

Madonna Hamel Last night, driving home down highway 4, I reveled in the darkness and the stars. Away for eight days, performing in “The Cypress… Read More »

Women Sage and Wild

Posted on November 14, 2017

Madonna Hamel The emotionally loaded topic of 'Home' runs through the story of homesteading the west. Home is defined by belonging, were the mutual exchange… Read More »

A Common Nobility

Posted on November 7, 2017

Madonna Hamel I felt a twinge as Susan and I folded the last apron and stuffed it away with the others into the straw bag… Read More »

Constantly In Between

Posted on October 31, 2017

It was the burnished icon hour, where all feels forgiven, and all outcomes can only be for the good: the child walking across the village… Read More »

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