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Molly Dugger Brennan

It’s not New Year’s that’s the time for re-boot. At least at one spot in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, the time to begin anew is spring. more

Mar 1, 2017 8:58 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

The pleasures and joys of birdfeeders can yield, over time, to certain avian-announced responsibilities as well. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:11 PM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

Perhaps especially at this time of year, it’s important to see the great and proverbial forest beyond the small and literal tree. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:29 PM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

A house fire can change some perspectives on things. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:16 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

A precise, demanding, exacting judge at a county fair cooking competition can have an impact on the rest of your life. more

Jun 21, 2016 10:03 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

Lots of (non-farm) people think cows are dumb. Think again. more

Apr 28, 2016 11:33 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

What happens when the boy brings home a little harem of eight turkey hens? Well, a moment of Hefnerhood perhaps, followed, inevitably, by reality. more

Mar 9, 2016 10:46 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

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Molly Dugger Brennan

In appreciation for all the good times I’ve had in North Carolina, I give you my recipe for Beach Pie. more

Jan 5, 2016 8:44 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

The fatherly ritual at the table was the culmination of several other sets of every-year behaviors, including turkey-call practice for the kids. more

Oct 21, 2015 10:28 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

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Joseph Mackareth

The potential standoff between Elvis the snake and Chubs the attic dweller could bring peace to the lady of said dwelling. more

Aug 17, 2015 11:40 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

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Joseph Mackareth

Family history always includes a few characters. Doing scarecrow impressions may be among the more original. more

Jun 10, 2015 3:29 PM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

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Joseph Mackareth

Want to make friends with a robin? Dig worms to use as fishing bait and leave the turned soil, still wriggling with escaping earthworms, for the robins to feast upon. more

Apr 15, 2015 3:29 PM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

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Joseph Mackareth

In the South, macaroni and cheese is a vegetable. Is this a great country, or what? more

Feb 24, 2015 9:01 AM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

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Karen Blankenship

The pace is slow, the steps many, but the feline temperament rules at every juncture, from first glance to premium food. more

Dec 22, 2014 1:44 PM Mill Creek Stories 15 Comments

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