From Walking The Fence To Picking A Side

7B6BC840-8850-4CF5-8056-77998E0B99D4.jpegJust now here at the cafe I was trying to be extra careful with my iPad.  I just bought a new case for it, and it’s nice, but not as protective around the edges as the last one.  So I was being ginger with it. Making sure no liquids were too close to it at my table. It was a concern that ironically caused me to spill my venti cup of water all over the table, the chair and the floor.

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Are We There Yet?

Art by Maria Chambers

As a young child, sitting at the kitchen table, I would often drift off into my own world.  My mother would chide me with, “Wake up!  You’re dreaming!”  And at other times, when things didn’t go smoothly for me, and I was angry and impatient with things not happening when I wanted them to, she would tell me that I had a very unrealistic view of life. Continue reading “Are We There Yet?”