What are we Reading….
This week’s question is more of a catch up really, I always find it fascinating finding out what books other people are reading and why. 1,508 more words
Easter has come and gone. The magical rabbit, along with his suspiciously coloured eggs and hallmark friends, retreats, eluding the hunter for yet another season. We call off the hunt, we let our tired children rest, gather around the remnants of the feast table. 1,399 more words
Tiny arms circled a teddy bear, its tan fur sticky with apple juice. His fingers tightened on the bear, convulsively as he stared at his mother drowsing in a drunken stupor. 865 more words
In Paintsville, a small eastern coal-mining town in Kentucky, Carl Newton Mahan became the youngest person ever tried for murder.
On May 18, 1929 Carl, age 6 and his friend Cecil Van Hoose, age 8, found a scrap of iron that they planned to sell to a junk dealer for a little extra money. 33 more words