That Was Then

I grew up with three sisters and a brother in a home surrounded by cornfields and relatives. In fact, everywhere I turned there was a relative or a loud gathering.

Surrounded by cornfields and relatives

This Is Now

Even though I’ve lived my entire adult life in a small city or suburb, I remain firmly grounded in the traditions of my farming family. Because so much of what I’ve learned and experienced as a child has flowed into my own home and family, I hope Riceford Streams will inspire you to create your own authentic home.

Home at Riceford

And if you’re wondering what I’m really like, my son suggests watching “The Goldbergs.” Evidently I’m a bit of a smother like Beverly, the Mother Warrior. But her hair is better hair than mine.