Throughout the month of July, I'll post "small stones" as part of the River of Stones. Writers from around the world will cast their stones into the river.
I let everyone else try before taking the bat. I swing and connect, hitting it hard. Whack! It looks fragile, but it's not. I feel the percussion jolt through my body. And then, the candy starts falling. Kids scramble.
Exhilaration! Theirs and mine.