The Little Christmas Liar, Part I

The Little Christmas Liar, Part I

People often ask me if I do any “real” writing … “besides your blog, I mean,” they add.  I do … mostly short stories … most of them tied into my childhood and rural upbringing. This piece was intended for a Memoir Writing Contest, but with all of 2020's curve balls, I set it aside [...]

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

Harvest of days gone past. This relic is found in the Ghost town of Elberton, WA. See previous Wordless Wednesday post. Thank you for reading "Small Stuff".  This is the second of two blogs.  You can find more on my thought&faith blog at rashellbud.wordpress.com. Wishing you a beautiful day full of the Small Stuff that transforms [...]

Walk in the Woods

Walk in the Woods

One of the things that we love about where we live is our "back yard". Thirty minutes from the driveway and we're at the lake. Head in the opposite direction, and we're driving down dirt roads, past iconic farm homes and old barns. And yet, one more turn in the road and we're in Idaho [...]