It’s All About Control (‘Country’ 18)

Vermont was still ahead of us then.

January 21, 1978. Call it practice for life in Vermont. In an ample but barely heated cinder-block hunting cabin, R and I wintered atop a mountain at the edge of New Jersey’s Stokes State Forest, where he took down his first (and only) buck with bow and arrow.

And I huffed and puffed, the weight of nine months of baby inside me taking me off balance. Two and a half days til the due date. Would this…

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BethKanell

BethKanell

Braiding loss, joy, love. Award-winning author of YA adventures like This Ardent Flame; The Long Shadow, more. bethkanell.blogspot.com; member SinC, NBCC.