Life is a blinding mix of the mundane and the extraordinary. Extraordinary highs that can soar us above the clouds and extraordinary lows where we are dashed to earth all in an instant. It is the latter that only takes a moment. Years of work, effort, or even love can be cracked and shattered in a moment. It was a such a moment that Denise was experiencing currently.
Denise Riley wrung the dishtowel in her hands, quite unsure of what to do next. Her life was turned totally upside down and she wanted to just sit and sob. And so she did, her tears dripping onto the thick envelop in her lap.
Her little girl was going to college!