Halfway Up the Tree

Halfway Up the Tree

“Who’s up there?” The kid was halfway up the tree. It wasn’t a regular tree–it was a mammoth tree. An “if you fall you’ll be dead,” tree. A tree that went to God. “Get down!” That’s what they say to...
A Thousand Wishes

A Thousand Wishes

I was taking pictures of dandelions gone to seed when the boy cried, “Hey, Mom!” “Over here!” I said. My moment of artistic inspiration…gone. The boy pushed by me and started to rip up my puffy little subjects, oblivious to the fact I was...