Porcelain Birds Can’t Be Broken

© Sharon O. Blumberg As a child, I admired my neighbor’s birdbath, adorned with two brightly-colored, porcelain birds. Outside playing with friends, I would eye the red porcelain one resting upon its white platform. I adored watching Mrs. Vitriola tend to her birdbath; she had the sweetest disposition. But my curiosity overcame...

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God’s Eyes (This is No Yarn!)

Copyright Sharon Blumberg Best laid plans gone awry would be an understatement to describe this memorable event from a Spanish teacher of seventeen years. Well, that is what almost happened on this wintery afternoon about 16 years ago. As a seventh grade Spanish teacher, for about five consecutive years, and even as a substitute...

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