The Surprise I Found in the Deep

The Surprise I Found in the Deep

Skimming the surface of the pool, movement caught my eye near the ladder. Stepping closer I was started to see a cute little wide-eyed frog staring back at me. No doubt he was equally surprised by my presence. But when I reached the skimmer net towards him, he jumped,...
Finding the Unexpected in a Pile of Puzzle Pieces

Finding the Unexpected in a Pile of Puzzle Pieces

I had a surge of optimism as we dumped the box of colorful pieces on our kitchen table. Despite it having been years since the last time I did a puzzle, I eagerly embraced the challenge. I welcomed the family time together, free from the tempting distractions of cell...
The Surprise I Found at the Bottom

The Surprise I Found at the Bottom

I tilted the container to get a better look. Something was hiding in the grey cement-like sludge at the bottom. I had already run my fingers through the thick muck to pull out each piece of glass that had sunk to the bottom of my rock tumbler. Hoping to get a better...