January 2024

Ghosts of a Thought

A turtle the size of a dog bootie laid motionless on the snow-covered trail. Small as it was, it caught the attention of the musher driving her dog team toward the next checkpoint in the race. Soon, other turtles like it appeared, dozens of them.
And the musher began to weep.
She was concerned about returning the turtles to water and the safety of their homes.