Essays

Essay — Turtle days

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Why did the turtle go to the movies?

Because she liked the book.

This week has been slow and colorful here in Carpenter Country. In addition to the turtle we spotted plodding across the yard,

the rose is blooming,

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the Loropetalum, or Chinese fringe flower, is blooming,

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and the birds left us a gift.

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We hope your week has been filled with beauty and gifts.

Oh, and maybe you can help us solve a riddle — is a turtle without a shell homeless, or naked? 🙂
 

What gift did you receive this week?

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at hlcarpenter.com.

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