Dear Donuts, Take Me Away!

Dear Donuts, Take Me Away!

I’d lost it. Gone crazy. Forty-eight hours of crying and whining had sent me flying with the coo-coo birds… And they were still at it. My two demon-possessed, nut-so children…Read more
The Potting Soil Capper

The Potting Soil Capper

By Karen Ekstrom and Mary Claire Ekstrom

“Do you have any more bags of this?” I pointed to the potting soil. “It has the little white beads that hold moisture.” I smiled sweet as pie at the Home Warehouse employee. I’d already cleaned out the bin. Taken 11 bags. Even took the bag with the rip in it that somebody – okay, Barrett – had ripped and I’d duct-taped closed. I was that desperate.

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The Importance of Eyebrows

The Importance of Eyebrows

“I can’t open the door.” I whispered to Mia, my teenage daughter. “It’s just too embarrassing.” “What’s wrong?” Concern etched Mia’s voice when she called back from the other side…Read more