THE KOREAN WORD FOR BUTTERFLY by JAMES ZERNDT – Marilyn Armstrong

"Americans. They think everybody is snowflake. Only one snowflake. Only one you. But in Korea we think like snowball. Everybody snowball." Yun-ji packed an imaginary snowball in her hands, then lifted it, palms up, as if offering Billie a present. "You see? Snowball." Both of them looked at Yun-ji's hands holding nothing. "Snowball," Yun-ji repeated, … Continue reading THE KOREAN WORD FOR BUTTERFLY by JAMES ZERNDT – Marilyn Armstrong

MYTH, MAGIC, AND HOUSEKEEPING – Marilyn Armstrong

Last night, I explained to Garry about house-elves. He isn't a big reader of fantasy, as I am, so some of this stuff hasn't gnawed at the edges of his consciousness. I told him if we were to leave milk and cookies out, the little folk would come to our house. Overnight, while we sleep, they would clean, scrub, … Continue reading MYTH, MAGIC, AND HOUSEKEEPING – Marilyn Armstrong