Author: charity

A Royal Wedding

A Royal Wedding

I was nineteen. The class was American Studies. I had the seat closest to the window. The afternoon sun would shine in at the 1:30 class start and students would try their hardest not to fall asleep. It wasn’t the teacher; he was smart and often funny. Professor Richards really wanted his students to interact…

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An Astonishing Cupola

An Astonishing Cupola

An early October fall morning, the leaves were bright yellows and vibrant shades of orange. The golden sunlight twinkled between branches as we rounded the pebbled walkway towards Mount Vernon that sat afar. With a vast green yard leading to its doors and shimmering behind was the Potomac River’s basin looking like a golden path…

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Stand Strong Little Mushroom

Stand Strong Little Mushroom

Ryder and I went on a walk yesterday to get out of the house. The city and neighboring cities were recommending a strong dose of cabin fever for all citizens while a hurricane blew through. Our “flood zone”, ocean level, surrounded by creeks and marshes neighborhood, surprisingly didn’t experience any flooding like neighborhoods just down…

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From Camp Mini Macks

From Camp Mini Macks

Dear Mini Macks Readers, I am sorry I haven’t written from summer camp. This summer’s activities have been nothing short of constant fun! First we traveled to the mountains in the Shenandoah Valley where we painted from the mountain tops, hiked through the woods, swam the Olympic sized pools, and triumphed many a play ground.…

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The Positively Electric Honeybee

The Positively Electric Honeybee

She took flight from her hive’s landing board; leaving tens of thousands of bees at home in the hive. She was just over twenty-two days old and this was her sixth and final post in the colony. Her four wings strong and glistening under the spring sun, the nectar flow was calling her every fiber…

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