Tag: Children

My Dad, Happy Father’s Day

My father taught me to take responsibility, take the initiative, and be accountable.  He also taught me to pay attention, form my own opinions and be willing to defend them against all comers.  Maybe that is why my father and I disagreed on all most everything by the time...

The Elf in my Shoe

Chapter Two – guest author Alexandra Wilson Henry J watched his feet swinging under the cracked vinyl bus seat, his forehead pressed against the seat in front of him, as the bus rattled and bounced down the street.  The other kids were laughing and chatting quietly, but he had...

Turning Sour Milk Into Dreams

Roughly two months ago, this country was shaken with the news of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and multiple murders. Sixty odd days have passed and the incident has come to symbolize many different things to different people. I’d like to ask you to travel back with me...