Dear Mommy Dearest

  I am not getting my mother anything for Mother’s Day, the boy proclaimed. I wouldn’t know where to send it if I did. Instead I’m getting Dad a bunch of frilly things. I’d already heard the story of how the kid’s momma abandoned her son, ran off with another man. The boy is hurt [Read More...]

Doing Nothing for the Least of Us

SEPTA

Not a one of them called Children Services. People walked over top the young woman, pushed by her obviously impaired self, ignored the child sitting on the seat across from her mama, and did nothing. Nothing. They did not offer help, to the mother or the child. They did not suggest that police be called. [Read More...]

Un-Fan Mail: Silence of Mockingbirds

Today Inbox: Un-fan Mail for A Silence of Mockingbirds Mrs. Zacharias,   First let me introduce myself.  I am a longtime friend of not just Sarah’s but the Brill’s having known them since I was 4.  Sarah was my first friend when I moved to Pendleton, and being painfully shy it was hard to find friends, [Read More...]


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