The Seasoning

Going to the World

"What if I get motion sickness? Are you going to help me pack? What if I'm not up to handling the taxing conditions, heat, and humidity? What must I do when I go through security and customs? How much can my bag weigh?"All questions my mother had before leaving on a...

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On Rocky Ground

There it was, just ahead of me on the sidewalk: a familiar, bright yellow dandelion, the harbinger of spring, growing out of a narrow crack in the concrete pavement. Somehow, a lone seed from the previous year had landed in the crack and found enough fertile soil to...

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