Rays of sunlight streaked through his bedroom window. He could tell it was going to be a beautiful day. That is, until he heard the command, “Get in here and wash these dishes!”
It was the voice of his sister. It was still early and already she had given her fourth directive.
He wondered why his parents always left his sisterRead more »
Have you ever given any thought to the fact that there are no two snowflakes alike? I have.
From the moment my teacher first shared that information with me, I was amazed. I wondered how that could be, thinking what a cold job it must be for the snowflake researcher. I pictured researchers walking around the world, knee-deep in snow,Read more »
They did not recall whose idea it was to throw rocks at the cars as they drove by. Nor did they recall why no one was opposed to such an awful idea.
As they waited their turn, however, the boys wished desperately that someone had said something. If there had been one lone voice of reason, one voice in theRead more »
The soldiers were in the field, and my parents invited Sgt. Damon’s wife, Kim, to stay with us while the men were away. Kim had only recently arrived in Germany, and I assumed my parents didn’t want her to be lonely with her being so new in the country.
When I arrived home from school, Mrs. Damon was there. IRead more »
Imagine, week by week, someone who loved you very much, got up, got dressed and went to work. You never actually knew where the work place was, but each time he returned, you could tell that he had been working long and hard, and no matter how hard he worked, the excitement regarding the project never faded. Even though youRead more »