THE JOURNAL

some words for living locally

Erica Van Horn

Month: April, 2017

Rainlessness

24 April Monday It rained for six minutes today.  A tentative little drizzle that barely started before it stopped again.  Everyone speaks of the lack of rain. It is an endless topic of discussion.  The fields seem to be growing with barley and corn and various crops but nothing is growing as quickly as it […]

Wild Garlic

17 April Monday It is still dry.  Nights are cold and mornings are chilly.  Some days get warm but mostly the wind keeps things from warming up. I walked through Joe’s fields carefully trying to step around the lumpy mashed down hoofprints of the cows and in between the cow pats.  Under the fence and […]

Since God Was A Child

7 April Friday When someone says something has been the way it is “Since God was a Child” you can be sure that there is no chance of it changing now.   3 April Monday A soft boiled egg is called a Guggy Egg. The word Guggy means the yolk of the egg will be […]