Resilience (#SmallWonder Link-up)

Resilience Across the street winter rye, tall and green, shimmers and ripples in the breeze.  Heavy rains bend random patches, large swaths flattened like giant deer beds.  A thunder storm with wind and rain beats down long rows across the street. ...

The Worst Mommy (#SmallWonder Link-up)

(That’s my girl.  She turned 10 this Friday!) I’m up to my eyeballs in laundry when my almost ten-year-old pops into the room.  She’s been outside jumping, running, and playing with her brothers while I whirl between cooking dinner and the endless...

Cooped Up (#SmallWonder Link-up)

(Painting, “Cooped Up” by Lawrence J. Davis) They were closed in for almost a week.  The new flock, used to living free-range with their former owner, needed time to recognize their new home.  We didn’t want to risk them wandering...

The Birthday Flock (#SmallWonder Link-up)

We stuffed them into boxes marked “Smirnoff Ice” and “Captain Morgan’s,” small boxes, free from the local liquor store.  John cut air holes on the ride across town, slicing with his utility knife in the passenger seat while I drove.  When we arrived at the...
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