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

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

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

A house fire can change some perspectives on things. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:16 AM Mill Creek Stories

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

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

Apr 28, 2016 11:33 AM Mill Creek Stories

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


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

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 1 Comments


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 2 Comments


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


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 1 Comments


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


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 1 Comments

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