Mary Keck is a media professional whose work has been published in print and online publications.
Summertime cruisin' offers sweet rewards | The Times Herald
'Come on, we're going for a drive,' my mom would say when I was a kid. On a Sunday afternoon, she would herd me and my three siblings outside where my dad waited in the idling Buick for our Sunday afternoon cruise.
Nature's babies need room to grow | The Times Herald
When I saw a robin with a beak full of twigs, I knew she was building a nest but didn't realize she'd chosen the top of my electric meter as the cradle for her bright, blue eggs.