Mazie has a talent with words. Her writing is engaging and her creative use of words paints a vivid picture in your mind. We try to do whatever we can to encourage her to exercise the craft. She wrote a short story to share with the family for Christmas this year.

Izzy Baltimore never ceased to be amazed by the water. How it swirled and flowed as if with a mind of its own. How it danced through the air in sparkling droplets as it cascaded off a rock or twig jutting out of the current. How it lept from one spot to the next, refusing to reveal its never-ending destination.

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