“Nalia, look!” I called her over and we both stared into the rumpled earth. “I planted these last year and they hid under the snow all winter.” “What are they?” she asked in ten year old curiosity, as my seven year old Daniel peeked over her shoulder too. Photo Credit: Flickr User: See-Ming Lee, Creative…

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Stabbing in the black plastic fork, I pulled it back. Speared green spinach leaves, tangy apple squares, and salty slivers of Swiss cheese dangled haphazardly for a moment. Self-consciously helping a few stray spinach stems back into my mouth, I pulled the Bible closer with my other hand. Photo Credit: Flickr User K. Hurley, Creative…

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