Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Violah's Teeth

This is the sort of true story of Anna and her tooth accident.  I left this as she wrote it, with a couple minor spelling changes so it's still readable.  Notes to follow to clarify what she was mistaken about, LOL.

~Becca, AKA Mom~

In the city of Colorado Springs, a nine year old girl named Violah played outside.  She was at her babysitter's house playing a director movie game with her younger brother and his friends James, Matthew, and Brandon.

Violah was about to say, "Action!" when Brandon fired her.  He said that she was too bossy.  Violah didn't mean to be bossy, it just happened sometimes.  So being an "unemployed" girl, she went to ride her scooter.

All was well until she fell.  She felt her teeth that had hit the concrete when she fell.  She felt them a second time in disbelief.  Then burst into tears.  Violah picked up her tooth and ran into the babysitter's house, where, luckly, her mom was.

"We need to go home now," Sobbed Violah.

"Why?" Requested her mother.

"My tooth,"  Voilah said pointing at her tooth and handing the part she had picked up to her mother.

"Andrew," shouted Mom.  "Andrew come here right now."  Andrew, Violah's little brother, walked in.

"What happened to her?"  He asked horrified.

"What did happen Violah?" inquired her mother.

"I don't know, I was riding my scooter and next thing I know, my face is on the concrete." Violah managed to reply in between sobs.

"Oh, sweetie, it must hurt a lot,"  Violah's mother said, giving her a comforting hug.

On the way to the dentist, Violah discovered her lip was bleeding.  "Could I look at it?" Andrew asked for the 18th time.

"No, for the last time," Violah said angrily.  By that time, Mom was voicemailing the dentist.

"We'll wait for him to call and try to get a hold of somebody else," Mom said.

After about twenty minutes of calling, yelling, and screaming, Violah was finally off to to Urgent Care.  Mom had told her and Andrew that they were supposed to meet their dad.

After some waiting, hurting, and more waiting, a nurse finally called, "Violah."  As they walked to a room for Violah to be treated, the nurse asked what had happened.

Mom simply replied, "We don't know."

Violah quietly drew on the chalkboard wall.  Her brother played the new video game that had come out a couple of days earlier, and their parents sat waiting for the doctor.

When she arrived she did a search in her mouth and gave her antibiotics to last her the night.  Violah ate dinner and went to bed peacefully.

When she woke she watched television as her mother frantically called to make Violah an appointment.  When she finally made one it was time for them to leave.

At the dentist Violah found out she was at the wrong office.  She and her mother dashed to the car to make it on time.  Luckily Violah's mother wasn't the type to be late for anything and they arrived just in time.

Violah watched Gnomeo and Juliet while the dentist operated.  When they finished, Violah was surprised at how painless the operation was.  The dentist said she had to be careful about what she ate and to stay away from scooters a while.  Violah listened and grew up to be a healthy happy person.


Mom's notes:

Dentist #1 never called back.  Irritated.  Urgent Care gave her narcotics for the pain, to get through the night, not antibiotics...  Also, lol, I never simply said, "I don't know."  Probably started the sentence that way and she didn't hear the rest.  Funny kid.

When we finally got to the correct dentist office (too many calls made, confusion set in about where we were supposed to be!), they did X-rays to be sure the teeth weren't damaged more than we could see, and all was well.

Anna ended up getting large fillings.  We avoided root canals, caps, and crowns, which was miraculous!  She has a follow-up appointment next week to be sure things are healing well.  :)

Pics, if you are curious, can be found here:  Mom's Healthy Blog (Yoga, juicing, etc)

Friday, January 20, 2012

The Huge Sand Castle

I wrote this for my mom's challenge:  Sand Palace ~  She didn't get this posted for me until today, but I did give it to her on time.

On a sunny morning in Florida, a young girl named Loia, her father Kirk, and her mother Kate were going to the beach.  It took two to three hours to get there, and when the family arrived, there was a huge sand castle there.

Loia had heard before that she had Royal blood, so she decided to live there with Kirk and Kate, so she could be a princess.

Monday, October 17, 2011


I wrote this for my mom's spiderweb spiral challenge.  Enjoy!  

Leanna was playing outside when she saw a black widow dangling from a thread.  She called her mom immediately.  Her mom came out and killed the spider.

And that got Leanna thinking.  Thinking about all the spiders who had been killed.  About all the webs destroyed by kids.  Why nobody cared about spiders.  And how she could help spiders.

Then she fell fast asleep with her dreams of spiders.

The next day she had trouble concentrating.  She failed a math test.  As a reward, she had to pull a card.  She was SO unfocused, she didn't hear the lunch bell.

When recess started, she ran for the door, and slammed it behind her.  And all she wanted to do was sit on a bench.  The bench had armrests with spirals.  The right hand side had a spiral with a web coming off it.  There was a male black widow on the silky clear web.  When Leanna saw it, she began to weep.

She decided to help it not be killed.  She took off her glittery pink jacket and put it over the web and the spider.  Then she went back to class.

After school, she went to the same bench she had been at during recess.  She lifted the jacket she placed on the web, and sure enough, it was still there.  She talked to the spider, asked it questions like, "Do you like being all alone?  Is it pleasant up there?"  But, of course the spider didn't reply.

She told herself it was time to go home.  She covered the web back up and peddled home.

That night when she went to sleep, she dreamed of the spider.  She always did talk to the spider.  Every day, to be precise.  And she loved the spider like a brother.

The End.

A Bottle Tree

I wrote this for my mom's bottle tree challenge on her blog.  Enjoy!  

Clair and her friends Jake and Darlin were walking to school when they passed an old house with a tree with bottles on it.  The kids were admiring it when, to their surprise, an old woman appeared on the sidewalk next to them.

"Hello," she said to the children.  "It sure is pretty, isn't it?"  she asked.

"Yes," Replied Clair.

"What do you think is in those bottles?" asked Darlin.

"I could tell you," said the woman.  "In the bottles, there are spirits.  Can you guess which kind?"

"Bad," Answered Jake proudly.

"Yes, how did you know?"  Asked the woman.

"My mom told me."

"The bottles were put up to keep bad spirits away," said the woman.

"So far it's worked," said Darlin.


"Well, I've got to go.  Goodbye, kids!"

"We best get moving too," said Clair.

"Goodbye!"  the kids all said together.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Secret

This is an unfinished short story Anna is working on right now.  She asked me to post what she has done so far, so here you go!  :)  I'm putting what she forgot to write out in parentheses, but the rest is what she wrote, word for word, with slight spelling and grammar corrections from me.  She wanted me to be her editor.  ;)

Anna's notes on the story:
"Warning, I am a beginner."
"This story is about a little girl named Karinah.  She finds a door in the basement behind a dresser.  She finds a skeleton.  Who is he/she?  What is he/she doing in there?  Read and find out!"

In a house not too far from yours, there is a little girl.  She just moved in.  She had come from a little town in New Jersey.

When she went to her room, there was a dresser in it.  It was the room she had been told she could have.  She unpacked her five boxes and put them away when her mom had called her down for dinner.

"Karinah, come down for dinner!"

"Okay mom, coming!"

"Hey there squirt!"  Said her brother Andrew.

"Don't call me that!"  She said.

"I can do whatever I want!"  He said.

"Mom!  Andrew called me a squirt!"

"Andrew, knock it off!"

"Okay."  And they went down for dinner, glaring at each other angrily.

"Where are your manners?"  Their mother said.  "Quit glaring at each other and eat your dinner!"  She ordered.

Just then, the loud doorbell rang.  "I'll get it!" said Karinah excitedly.  A boy was at the door.  "Hello!"  said Karinah, excited and confused.

"Hi, I'm Andy."

"Hi, I am Karinah."

"I need to warn you."


"A bad man used to live here in your house."

"No!"  She said.

"Yes!  When he moved, I snuck into your house.  You should look behind every piece of furniture to be sure."

"Okay, bye!"  (Karinah returns to the table but is too excited to eat)  "Mom, can I be excused?"


Karinah went to her room and moved the dresser, and there was a crawl space (behind it).  She opened it, but it was dark.  She turned on a light and there was a skeleton!

Her parents had just left for a party (after dinner), so her brother was in charge.  She told him what she found, paid him $10 not to tell (their parents), and (her brother) called the police.

The Sheriff told her the skeleton's name was Josh Carpool.  He also told her that he was a bank owner (he was wearing a suit with a name tag from the bank).  She could picture him working in the bank, a tall 35 year old with black hair, standing in front of the bank.  He was pulling a few plugs on an ATM.  She wanted to solve the mystery herself.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The Tiny Family

Once upon a time, there lived a very teeny tiny girl named Kaylee. She had a teeny teeny baby brother named James, and a teeny tiny little mom, and a teeny tiny dad.

Kaylee was so so tiny that she could fit under a rock and still stand up! Kaylee saw the big woods and she decided to go inside, but she wanted to sneak and go without her parents noticing. Her baby brother said, "I wanna come too!"

But Kaylee said, "No! You're too little!" So she went off by herself and found goblins! The goblins were huge!! They could smash her teeny tiny head and she was worried so she hid inside a flower. The goblin leaned in close and saw her! She was so scared she could not move! The goblin reached down with its great big hand and picked her up! She was so scared that she did not make a sound.

She had read about goblins and knew that goblins had green skin, but this goblin did not have green skin! Maybe it was not a goblin at all! She said, "Hello?" In her teeny tiny voice.

The goblin said, "Hello!" back to her in a great big voice. Goblins did not talk either. "What are you?" The goblin asked.

"I'm a fairy, silly!" She giggled. "What kind of a goblin are you?" She asked.

"I'm a person, not a goblin! Goblins are scary! I'm not scary, I'm nice!" Said the girl.

Kaylee and the girl, Ashley became best friends. Kaylee went to the woods every day to meet Ashley and play.

And they lived happily ever after.

The end!

Fairy Land

Once upon a time, there lived a little a little girl who moved to a very magical place. It was so magical there were fairies! The girl's house was on Fairy Land. The fairies names were Tinker Bell, Ashley, Emily, Kaylee, and Ana. The girl's name was Serena. Serena was very surprised to see real fairies because she did not think fairies were real.

One day they met each other. Serena gave them cheese! They loved it a lot! But there were goblins, and what did they do? They took the fairies and put them in a cage!!

But Serena got them out. The fairies were so happy, they became friends.

The End