September 2020

The Schnitzelbird

Life in a small town is disrupted when a special bird disappears Once there was a town named Schnitzelberg, and every morning a bird would fly over the town singing a four-note song. The bird was soon named after the town; everyone called it the Schnitzelbird. Not one person through the whole town of Schnitzelberg […]

Swirling Arabesques

Second place in the Fall 2019 Personal Narrative Contest with the Society of Young Inklings. A foggy bus ride home invokes a dreamy state of mind The long, yellow school bus is full of noise—laughing, yelling, chatting, gossiping, squealing, groaning, and singing (a bunch of third-graders, all of whom are rather loud and out of […]