Erin Hanczyk

The day started with a pair of muck boots. When days dawn bright and clear, and your footwear includes a pair of rubber boots ready for splashing through puddles and farm fields, you know it’s going to be a grand day.

I hastily pulled them on over my pant legs, grabbed my breakfast sandwich and ran out the door. To the Hub on the Hill, I sang as I climbed into my car. Living in...