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The Goodwill Glass Debacle

Sitting on the garage floor, collecting dust and occasionally getting kicked by our careless footsteps, was a collection of glassware in various baskets. Like most of the world, stay-at-home mandates provided time (lots and lots of time) to sort through household items and secure a portion for donation. Trouble was:  every time I tried to bring those glasses to a [...]

November 17th, 2022|Categories: Reflections|Tags: , , |3 Comments

d r i f t

by Keri Horon   Cumulus clouds, circling birds Worn-out wood, whispered words Silvery spheres that we puff Sticks, seaweed, and other stuff d r i f t Photo Credit - Pixabay Dust in the rays coming through glass Divided attention in algebra class Scattery sweet flowergirl’s petals Pollen released from springtime nettles d r i f t Hang [...]

May 28th, 2022|Categories: The Rest|Tags: , , , |2 Comments


This fictional short story is in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day (April 2nd) and Autism Awareness Month (April). May the ones who misunderstand gain a bit of insight; may the ones who love those with autism carry on with their enduring loyalty; and may the ones with autism receive the positive attention and acceptance they deserve. Offerings by Keri [...]

March 31st, 2022|Categories: Reflections|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

A Bountiful SUNday

Easter Sunday fell on April fourth in 2021. We were entering the fourteenth month of the Covid pandemic; lockdowns and restrictions had begun in early March 2020. It seemed that each and every time a glimmer of hope about the end of the pandemic appeared, it was extinguished by another surge in cases.  Zach’s school had remained closed since the [...]

February 20th, 2022|Categories: Reflections|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Burgeoning Blossoms

Looking up, I noticed small buds on a tree about to pop with white blossoms in the middle of February, and a squirrel scritch-scratched his way along a still-bare branch. It glanced at me as if to say ‘so you’re here, too, enjoying this taste of spring.’ As I flipped open the laptop, I heard a grunting noise that grew [...]

February 12th, 2022|Categories: Reflections|Tags: , , , , , |9 Comments

Rooting for Zach

“Look at that,” she said. “It’s bad. It probably needs to come out.”   My stomach lurched. Out? Needing to remain calm for him, I anchored my feet and took a deep breath. Zach was reclined on the chair, still holding his mouth wide open.   “Yes. Or, maybe we try a root canal first.” Her eyes looked serious but [...]

July 29th, 2021|Categories: Reflections|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

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