Survivor Niiiiiiight

Watching the golden butterfly as it picked its way across the window screen and I relished in the delight that it had ignited. I was amazed that such a tiny creature was capable of charming me. I couldn’t suppress a smile. I sat down and completed my documentation. I closed the binder and looked at…

Earth angel

Rob left the health office and I picked up the tongue depressor and sat back down in front of the freezer. I attacked the ice ferociously and as I did the tears flowed freely from my eyes. I didn’t even bother to wipe them away. The ice came flying off in a blur. The ‘why’s’…

Silver linings

As Marie’s footsteps faded in the background I lay out the medications for after dinner and bedtime. I heard what sounded like some evening announcements echoing from the dining hall and then the scraping of chairs as campers got up to leave after dinner. The heavy stomping of campers coming up the back stairwell announced…