Emily's relationship with rocks changed after her baby stopped breathing and was rushed to the pediatric intensive care unit. "It was the hardest time," she recalls. "You're just there for your son and that's all you can really do."
I find Holly on one of the paths near the owl. I ask if she saw the bird up in the trees. The student says she didn't. "I tend to look at the ground," Holly says with a smile. "So I don’t step on anything."
You can hear her before you see her. It takes a moment to realize the sound is coming from a wooden enclosure beside the main building at the Country Bee Honey Farm. It's the quacking of a duck named Daisy.
Denise and Jim tried engaging Brodie with all sorts of activities. Nothing really connected until six months ago when they started noticing how Brodie noticed moving fabric. They borrowed a friend's flag.