The Sounds of Life

The Sounds of Life

by Cathee Poulsen In the mornings, before the unforgiving September sun begins its daily climb, I slip out to the deck with my coffee and something to read. But before long, I put the book down and listen. Summer is waning and the cicadas are humming in the heat, their wings rubbing together to create […]

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Our Relentless Search for Home

Our Relentless Search for Home

by Cathee Poulsen Earlier this year, and for a myriad of reasons, Bob and I decided to put Simplicity Cottage on the market. It’s an older house, after all, and we felt that in days to come we’d do better on a more level piece of ground. It seems destiny had other plans. Over the […]

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When Darkness Seems to Hide His Face

When Darkness Seems to Hide His Face

by Cathee Poulsen I’m on my way back from the hospital. The sky’s as black as a moonless night and spikes of lightening fracture the darkness. It’s only 3 PM but I feel like I’m driving into midnight. In more ways than one. “My son, Curtis. Curtis, my son.” Like David weeping over Absalom, my […]

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