Lucky Penny

June 10th, 2007

luckypennyI’m in the middle of my own meltdown, a tantrum, a typhoon in the kitchen. Cabinet doors slam; the walls shake. Georgia looks up. She’s paralyzed; the storm leaves her no safe ground. She fingers Daddy’s loose change on the counter. Then, with only magic at her disposal, she asks.

“Mommy, do you want a lucky penny?”

Why yes, I do, my love, my saving grace. I will put it right here.


  1. Sometimes a drop of the right chemistry in exactly the right place “calms the waters.” A lovely illustration of the ability to overcome. Where is here? CLose to your heart?

    I wish Georgia and you happy paths together.

    Comment by Teal Ray — July 19, 2007 @ 8:38 am

  2. Here is always right here, right in front of your eyes, right where you found it too! And it is always calm.

    So glad you spoke up.

    Comment by Karen — July 19, 2007 @ 2:07 pm

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