Ripple Effect by Sarah Hatfield

Ripple Effect by Sarah Hatfield

Have you ever tossed a pebble into a pond? Or a stick, or a pine cone… anything really. Those ripples that result continue to go out, and out, and out. And sometimes back in toward the point of origin. The ripple effect is the idea that one action, or word, emotion,...
Mammals in Winter by Emily Rechin

Mammals in Winter by Emily Rechin

When it comes to animals, I have a special spot in my heart for every creature. Whether it is a turtle crossing the road or a spider trapped in my bathtub, I have always been one to help an animal in need. Most of my life, I have interacted with mammals; I am...
Into the Gloaming by Jeff Tome

Into the Gloaming by Jeff Tome

The grass, stiff with frost, crunches under my feet as I walk swiftly along the dimly lit trail. The sun isn’t due to come up for a few minutes. The birds are just starting to wake up, with lazy tweets and chirps coming from the trees and bushes nearby. A deer,...