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Amy Laundrie

Remarkable Animal Moms

Human moms aren’t the only ones who take extraordinary steps to protect and care for their young. Animal moms, too, will sacrifice and risk their lives for their young. Earlier this winter, while my husband and I pulled Christmas lights…

Pickleball: you can’t lose

Pickleball, a mashup of tennis, badminton, and Ping-pong, which appeals mainly to seniors, is the fastest growing sport in America. The court is smaller than a tennis court, so seniors often choose it over tennis since it’s easier on the…

Living Multiple Lives

Have you ever stolen apples from an orchard or milk from a farm because you were hungry? I have. Have you ever watched your parents rummage through trash cans looking for their next meal? I have. Have you ever attended…

Thanksgiving Weirdness

I’ll get to see all six of my grandchildren this Thanksgiving. I think back to my feelings about my grandparents when I was their age and shudder. Grandparents moaned and groaned when they pushed themselves out of their chairs and…

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