Bye, Summer

Saying good-bye to the heat has not been a problem for me. Good-bye, 90-degree days. Good-bye, sweating. Good-bye, air conditioner.  It is different for Simone and Nadia. They don’t want to say good-bye to the playground, their bicycles, and the warm river waters. If summer is made for kids, fall is made for families. I […]

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Rough and Tumble

Her day started bloody and ended with bruises. In the morning, there was a bloody nose and a busted lip to go with her already bruised forehead from a thump the night before. If that weren’t enough, in the afternoon she fell forward and bumped her head on a picnic table and fell backward and […]

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