Category Archives: Sixty Sense

Full Circle

     Three years ago today Churchyard Chick began her zig-zag journey, not knowing where it would take her.  Because she often leaves the coop without a map, she sometimes becomes hopelessly lost on side roads and pig paths.  However, she … Continue reading

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Her Knight in Patinated Armor

(Two years ago, while going through a job loss, my husband did what he had to do to make ends meet, including substitute teaching and working for the census.  One day, as I watched him drive away in our little … Continue reading

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Road Trip on Highway 62

Highway 61 T’s into 62 at Birthday City.  I have a decision to make:  I can turn left and head toward Millstone, or I can turn right and go to Milestone.  It would be so easy to get those two … Continue reading

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A Constant Dripping

Without my input, my husband’s statements would, regrettably, go unchallenged.  For example, as we were walking this lovely spring morning, he remarked, “Dogwoods always bloom at Easter.” “Well, that’s true only if your frame of reference is the entire season … Continue reading

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Status Update

In the interest of full disclosure, Churchyard Chick wishes to inform her readers that she is no longer technically “free range” in the literal, physical sense, as she has found a new coop to call “home.”  A new “church home” has been … Continue reading

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A Michener Moon

Why . . . I wonder . . . Why — tonight — when I see the moon . . . Full . . . glowing dimly through the cloud scrim — Fraggled by pine limbs — Just as I … Continue reading

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The Frumpy One

What first caught my eye was the ponytail.  I saw it swinging to and fro behind the face of the fast-walking brunette headed toward me on the wrong side of the street.  As she approached, I could see that she … Continue reading

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For Mature Audiences

She’s a southern lady by birth.  She is naturally lovely in her preferred climate, but she can be equally as beautiful and charming when transplanted to northern areas if done carefully and delicately. During the summer, she usually wears lavender or … Continue reading

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Birthday Presence

The day has arrived.  My friend Sixty, who has been my constant companion for the past year, is gone.  Just when I had “grown accustomed to her face,” she broke the sad news to me that her friend Syxtie Wunne … Continue reading

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Whine and Geez Party

My friend Sixty will be moving away in a few weeks; I am so sad.  We have become very close during this past year.  In her honor, I invited a few friends and neighbors to a Whine and Geez Party at my house last night.   … Continue reading

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