Five Candy Corns

I have vivid memories of a childhood Thanksgiving tradition that still impacts me today.  Set at each place on the Thanksgiving table, along with the fancy china and silver, there was always a small cup containing five candy corns.  At the end of the meal, we went around the table …

MY VIEW FROM THE PLAYGROUND

At first glance, it may seem like chaos. Before you can even see them, you can hear them, shrieking with delight, growling and roaring as they role play, and chugging like train engines on a track. As you come around the corner, you may see someone dashing across the sand …