The other day I found out about the mini-saga, which is a story that is exactly 50 words long, with a title no longer than 15 words. I thought I’d give it a try. It’s a true story that happened to me today (and will spare you the usual 350-500 word post. :) So here goes:

The First Day Of School

Her first four tennis serves were in this morning. Amazing. Her serve normally sucks. Today all four of her children are away at school all day after almost 18 years of daily caretaking, fretting, and sacrificing. Tears fall down her face as the metaphor of the four tennis serves sinks in.


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