The Puppet

Luisa never liked his carving. It left shavings all over the carpet and she never could get all of them out. Even when she pulled the tiny, minute particles out of the carpet she could still sense they were there taunting her even as her Mario sat there happily singing while he painted the puppets. … More The Puppet

Feet and Rest

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our lives and our problems, we (I) forget to rest and relax.  My mother is always telling me to “Take it easy honey, put your feet up!”  I guess she equates putting my feet up to getting off of them since, as a teacher, I tend to stand … More Feet and Rest