Out of the Mist of Ireland

(illustration by J&M Martinez Ltd.)

I drove along the Irish roadway and rounded a bend, the fog rising everywhere, giving the scene a mystical quality, when, suddenly, on a side field, out of the mist came that white horse. It stood still.

I stopped the car and we stared, motionless. My girls wondered if the majestic beast were a unicorn who’d lost its horn, and I said: “Silly…there are no such things.”

But, in truth, I wondered, too.

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A lifetime teacher and realtor who's now a published writer, Colleen Kelly Mellor is a humorist first, ever aware of the thread that connects us all. Her works have appeared in the WSJ, Providence Journal, and CNN and NY Times-acclaimed medical blog, kevinMD.com, to name a few. All material on this blog is exclusive property of the author and cannot be reproduced without this author's express written consent.
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