From seven-second meetings with strangers to lifelong bonds among family
members, relationships nurture us, challenge us, and teach us not to take
ourselves so seriously. Seedlings: Stories of Relationships pays tribute
to those connections, honoring the friends, neighbors, spouses, coworkers,
siblings, and passing acquaintances who bring meaning to our lives. You'll
- Big Al, who has to enlist the help of an ex-lover when
he's imprisoned by childproof locks.
- Catherine the dental hygienist, who eases her patients'
anxiety through humor and flattery.
- Three-year-old Casey, who proposes a noble sacrifice
that will allow her to spend more time with her daddy.
Some of the stories in this
collection are fictionalized; others recount real-life happenings just as they
occurred. All serve as entertaining reminders to treasure the people who share