Roasting the Perfect Marshmallow – A Lesson for Life

By Patricia Zick @PCZick The smell of burning leaves and the taste of burned marshmallows forever mark the autumn season of my youth in Michigan. Once we’d piled all the leaves between the street and sidewalk, I forgot about the blisters on my hands from spending an entire Saturday raking the leaves into piles. TheContinue reading “Roasting the Perfect Marshmallow – A Lesson for Life”

Falling Leaves – A Yard Full of Gold

By Patricia Zick @PCZick Raking leaves into piles and then burning them was a tradition from my childhood. When I became an adult, I realized this was one tradition that needed to go. We don’t need to send more smoke up into the air. In many townships, municipalities, and regions of the United States, theContinue reading “Falling Leaves – A Yard Full of Gold”