Its edges are worn, its pages folded and bookmarked. It was brand new and hot off the press at one time.
His Cowboy Poetry an’ Short Stories book sits on my desk, autographed, where it’s sat for over two years. … Read the rest
Mother’s Day in FOCUS Contest
*Deadline to enter is Saturday, May 11 at midnight and we will announce the top 3 prize winners on Mother’s Day on Sunday. Thank-you for your submissions!
One of the things we LOVE so much … Read the rest
Most know her as the newspaper lady, or Jeremy, Janelle and Jesse’s mom.
When she first started Fox in FOCUS, a name she thought about for a very, very long time, one of the struggles was her author profile. It … Read the rest
Frosty the snowman is a fairy tale, they say,
He was made of snow but the children
Know how he came to life one day.
It appears the residents in the country neighborhood are driving around a snowman; mysteriously built … Read the rest
As I shoveled my sidewalk on a beautiful winter day, I find these thoughts go through my head and I am compelled to finally, finally write a Brandi’s Backyard column after almost a year absence. Tisk, tisk shame on me.… Read the rest
Tucking my daughter into bed, I noticed her favorite stuffed toy, from when she was a baby, between her dresser and pillow.
It’s a purple cow. It lights up.
It sings songs, like ‘Old MacDonald had a Farm’ and ‘Mary … Read the rest
As I watch the autumn leaves being pulled from the trees by the cool wind I’m reminded, summer is over. There is a peaceful silence in the house again with the kids in school. I flip through old photos taking … Read the rest
A cup of tea in hand — I focus. I survey my yard, plan my day and review my yesterday from the front steps. I sometimes see through the trees and often find perspective beyond the property line.
Today, our … Read the rest
Whopp, whopp, whopp, whopp, the sound of helicopter propellers still rings in my ears; the smell of smoke left a bad taste in my mouth and strong memories of the wildfire coverage lingers in my mind.
Through team effort, communication … Read the rest
I am not sure about you, but while growing up I always wanted to be a mommy. I didn’t dream of being a photographer or reporter in my younger years, all that came later in life.
The desire stemmed from … Read the rest