Real Life Stories
"Why are some eggs white, Pa", Josh asked, "while others are colored?"
"The hen's breed determines the colour of its eggshell," Rosh answered, "Hens with white feathers and ear lobes are said to lay white eggs, while hens with red feathers and ear lobes said to lay brown eggs."
"And what happened to the 37 thieves, Pa?" Josh asked, unable to bear the tension his silence had created.
"Severe burns can cause immediate nervous shock," Hosh answered for his father. "But much more dangerous is the secondary shock, which comes a few hours later.”
The sun had vanished. Rosh sat alone in the dark conservatory. Finally, he could bear it no more. A solitary tear rolled down his cheeks.
As if on cue, the dark clouds opened their hearts and wept with pain all night.