Bluff

By Adele O’Grady Botticelli It was a matter of gravity. Once the bluff eroded, the grey shingled summer house, crowned with climbing New Dawn roses, would fall into the Atlantic Ocean. There was no question about it. The next nor’easter, the next winter winds pummeling the sandy shores of the little island, could tumble theContinue reading “Bluff”

The Basin

By Cheney M. Luttich We were buried in Wyoming.  My home state of Nebraska and its flat ocean of grass was a day behind.  The pictures passing my backseat window were a rumpled assortment of hills and juvenile cliffs piercing the earth’s epidermis, not yet mature enough to join the rank of Colorado’s Rockies.  TheContinue reading “The Basin”

Tadpoles

By Erin Rounds We had just arrived at my mother’s house in the hills of Vermont, when the sliding door to her mudroom flew open, and out bounded my red-headed niece, Rori, in her bathing suit.   “We’re going to the pond,”  she announced gleefully, “are you coming?”  Both of my children’s excited faces turned toContinue reading “Tadpoles”

The Play in Playground

By Gabrielle Pelayo “Childhood. It is a time where individuals are youthful and free to explore the world around them. Imagination runs rampant through a child’s mind and lets them soar to new heights.” Sophia pondered over the opening quote for a moment as she sat in her comfortable blue chair in her living room.Continue reading “The Play in Playground”