Flash Friday – “Grown”

Grown “We are never to leave the caves, Sarina. When you’re grown you’ll understand.” Her parents had warned her for twenty-one years, and Sarina had never questioned it. Until today. Living within dark caverns when the world outside was so beautiful had become unbearable. She wanted to dance among the wildflowers, breathe fresh air and […]

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9/11 – The Day I Grew Up

When we go to college, we fully expect to receive an education and learn the material in our textbooks. What we often find surprising, however, is how much our professors end up teaching us about life. This was the case for me on the fateful September 11, 2001 – when my English professor taught me […]

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