The World Is A Different Heaven

The World Is A Different Heaven

“Martin Luther King’s real birthday is in two days,” one child recalled. Then someone asked, “Did the man that shot him die, too?” I told her that the man who shot Dr. King went to jail. Before I could tell the children that James Earl...

Puddles Part II

Over the next several days the children continued to think about where the puddle goes when it evaporates. G articulated her theory in drawing. She explained: The puddles don’t go up in the air. They vibrate, and then they go back to the  cloud, and then it rains....

Puddles Part I

It did not rain for the entire month of September and into October. “Why do we have boots here if it doesn’t rain?” one of the children asked. “So we can go puddle stomping if it rains,” I replied. Apparently the children kept my response...