Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Monthly Archives: October, 2007

The Sacrifice of the Zwasos

She was so young when her life fell from desperation to complete desolation and in a survivalist culture, one hardly takes the time to explain such things to a child.  … Continue reading

October 29, 2007 · 10 Comments

Not Gonna Wait to Dance

Milley is in my fourth grade Sunday School class.  She has Spina Bifida and makes her way through the world in a wheelchair but she does not let it hinder … Continue reading

October 23, 2007 · 4 Comments

When I Look At the Stars…

A few years ago, I had this big idea that we should buy a telescope.  It would be a wonderful family Christmas present, I reasoned.  I imagined the children “ooohing … Continue reading

October 11, 2007 · 3 Comments

Day 1 of Week 3 of My Kids’ Fall Break, Last Week Before We Move, Time Left Before Mental Breakdown- Unknown

Well, well, well….Here we are and it is Monday.  We are scheduled to close on the new house next Tuesday, the last day before the kids go back to school … Continue reading

October 8, 2007 · 9 Comments

Becoming Real

My baby girl Ro, loves her doll.  It is perpetually naked, and the fabric that joins the body to both legs is ripped and frayed but just like the Velveteen … Continue reading

October 5, 2007 · 8 Comments