Angels In The Snow

Angels In The Snow
Mom pulled out the basket of winter hats, mittens and scarves from the hall closet so that Caroline and Middle Sister could sort through to see what still fit and get dressed for sledding. Snow had fallen overnight, adding to the abundant base that had been building ever since early...
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The Kids' Table: Thanksgiving

The Kids' Table: Thanksgiving
Caroline pulled the second leg out on the folding card table, waiting for that gratifying sound of the button popping into place. Click. Then she moved onto the next one and the last, lifting the table into an upright position before gathering the folding chairs. She took a special pleasure...
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Harvest Moon: October 1st

Harvest Moon: October 1st
“You know, the moon can give you a burn”, said Jean, as the girls spread out their beach towels, the wet grass tickling their bare toes. Jean’s tone was more in line with “did you know” rather than posed as a warning. Caroline looked up at the full moon, bright in...
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Summer's End: September 1st

Summer's End: September 1st
Prone on her belly, Caroline could watch the gentle waves on the water through the space between the whitewashed boards. She was warm, the sun’s rays penetrating her skin, relaxing her further into the dock. Every so often one of the white puffy clouds floating by on the lake-colored sky would...
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Caroline’s Birthday: August 1st

Caroline’s Birthday:  August 1st
Caroline sat on the stool squirming as her Mom tried to get a comb through her tangled hair. “Sit still”, Mom urged. “How can we get this done with you constantly moving around? Your birthday party guests will be here soon.” It was Caroline’s eighth birthday. “Ouch”, Caroline complained as...
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