Taking Root

Mayvis hit the butt of her joke just as Lori tossed a handful of pumpkin seeds into her mouth. Lori inhaled for a laugh, taking several whole seeds down her throat. She exploded like a bomb. The remaining seeds splattered all over the couch. She grabbed her throat, like that would help. Mayvis was still … Continue reading Taking Root

Baby Teeth

Jake was first. He woke one morning with a loose tooth. It was a baby tooth, so we didn’t think much of it at the time. A few days later, five more were in the same condition. It was time to call the dentist. “Ah, yeah, his permanent teeth are close enough. We can pull … Continue reading Baby Teeth