"Adam's Place" by Jean Padgett, is from the perspective of raising a child who has developmental problems. Adam must take a risk, but one small step enables him to thrive in his own unique way.
"For Better or For Worst" is a charming tale passed along by BJ Jensen. A son returning home involves more than one might think. He must move in, and his pregnant soon to be wife comes along for the ride. Add in five dogs, aka the Bumpus Hounds, and one gets a recipe for smiles. Talk about an alarm system....
Sally Kelly-Engeman takes on a new challenge in "A Different Kind of Drummer," once she and her husband are once again living by themselves. Let the belly dancing begin! First things first. Some lessons are in order, which involves finding a group of 14 (plus Sally) whose interest in the sultry movements is peaking so an instructor can be brought in. The results peak her husband's interest too.
Change is imminent when Stephanie Welcher Thompson talks about being "On Edge". The cause has to do with her mom. After both daughters grow up and get going, there is the business of starting a new chapter in life. What better method than to fall in love once more? Thompson has to reconcile her feelings with a newly found maturity.
This short essay collection is divided into sections so a reader can start at the point where the heart resonates the most. However, there is something inside for each person who picks it up and sits down to peruse it.
One hundred and one bits of whatnot means also there will be some parts which do not appeal. Skipping those pieces should not detract from enjoyment in the least. When one has finished, just pass it along to someone else to read through.