It Was Never About the Mustard

Katie Bishop Mustard

I like mustard. My son likes mustard.  When my parents drove to town to take my oldest son to celebrate his belated birthday, they told him to pick his favorite place to eat. We arrived at his favorite sandwich shop and we ordered. At the end of ordering, I asked for seven mustard packets. When we venture out for a … Read More

He Made Me Feel Like a Somebody

Bill Reichardt

One scene stood out from all the rest after the funeral of my grandfather, Bill Reichardt, in 2004. We had returned home to my parents’ house, gathered around on the couch in the main room, in full grief mode. There was a knock at the door. My dad answered the door and let the visitor in. The visitor was in … Read More