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Fireflies glittered the cotton-thick Alabama dusk.

by kathi_wright on July 1, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

made a long road-trip to alabama with my daughter and grandson to surprise my ailing mama. (she had only met my grandson once, and that when he was 9 months old. he will be 9 this month.) my daughter and isaiah saw their first fireflies, twinkling in the heavy alabama air.


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