Sherri Gragg

Writer. Mom. Daydreamer. Dog's Best Friend.

Monthly Archives: July, 2010

I Can Dream It…

From the moment I began to prepare to leave Haiti for the last time, I began dreaming of returning.  What is it about that “land of mountains” that seeps into one’s … Continue reading

July 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

My Idea of Torture

9 hours on the road.  Five kids.  By myself.  This is my idea of torture. Monday morning bright and early, the kids and I (out of outrageous love for my … Continue reading

July 22, 2010 · 2 Comments

Droppin’ Off The Mail

When my pastor gets ready to deliver a particularly difficult truth, he is kind enough to warn us. “Get ready now,” he says. “I’m comin’ right down your street to … Continue reading

July 21, 2010 · 2 Comments

Let Me Get This Straight….

We love the Gulf Coast beaches, and are all sick about the spill.  My eight-year-old son, a master of spills himself, is trying to figure out just how BP could … Continue reading

July 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Quotes from The Blueberry Patch

  Child A:  “I can’t find any good blueberries.” Child B:  “They don’t have to be perfect they just have to be blue!” Mother to Child C:  “Come here.  Let … Continue reading

July 19, 2010 · 1 Comment


I think I have an obsession- I can’t stop expanding my garden. This year, one of our additions is sunflowers. I planted white-seed sunflowers in a ring to make a … Continue reading

July 18, 2010 · Leave a comment


The sun is setting, and I am tired, so I slip out onto the front porch to sink into The Comedians, by Graham Green, a novel set In Haiti during … Continue reading

July 16, 2010 · 2 Comments