The phone rang at 4am.
“I’m NOT answering!” I glared.
Yesterday’s crackling anger still stung.
Phone insisted; stopped.
Too much time passed.
Knocking; frantic barking. Sheriff at our door.
“He’s being medflighted..”
My trembling arms embraced our children.
Bio: Shan Jeniah lives a chaotically peaceful life in rural upstate NY with her best friend and husband, Jim;two exuberant homeschooled children; a pit-bull mix; and a Manx cat. Writing and learning are as vital to her as breathing. Submitting is a little less frightening than skydiving. Her writer blog is shanjeniah at www.shanjeniah.com.