A Stephanie Thing

  Everything hurt.  I walked out the door with the baby on my hip, wincing as I hitched him up higher. “Wait Mom!”  I called out to my mother-in-law.  She had already closed the car door, so I waved emphatically until she saw me. “Oh Honey,” She said slowly getting out of the car, “I’m…

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This Too is Life: An Answer to the Pessimist

 Today, the sun was out. It was out yesterday too. I’m not quite sure about the day before that, but I’m definitely sure about today. The sunrise turned the peripheral clouds pink, and the air was crisp like lettuce, but did not bite, like an ice cube. The optimist says, “See! I told you the…

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