Mike Smedley

Life’s challenges can present opportunities

It’s 5 p.m. on a weekday, rapidly approaching the convergence of three things: sundown, the need to invent dinner from the usual suspects and the collective family tank of energy hitting low. I issue the small, vague prayer: Please let us make it through the evening without complaints, personality issues or excessive protest.


Rachel Turiel can be reached at sanjuandrive@frontier.net or check out her blog about raising children, chickens and backyard food at 6,512 feet: 6512andgrowing.wordpress.com

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