Summer Carnival

Summer Solstice - Cratersville - Jelly 16

Cratersville held four carnivals during the year. Each carnival fell on the day-of-the-changing-season. My family never missed a carnival. When Poppy and I were younger we played the happy tourists, exploring various booths, rides and entertainment venues.  It was at the summer carnival before seventh grade, our touristy ways gave way to participating in the […]

Soul Envoys

End of summer before ninth grade - Cratersville - Jelly 14

It was a warm August night, directly before the start of ninth grade. I was sitting on my bed, when I noticed a faint dusting of confetti landing on my pillow, the phantom remnants of another party that I had not been invited to. The source of the confetti were tiny, rainbow-winged Flitter Zings flirting […]