Mary Spalding | The Sun Magazine

Mary Spalding

Mary Spalding is an English instructor and PhD student at Potomac State College of West Virginia University. She lives in Frostburg, Maryland.

— From September 2006
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Madness Equation

When your child goes mad, you begin to question everything you once thought to be true. Even if you’ve been a questioning person all your life, as I have, the things you took for granted — or, as my college English students often write, “for granite” — no longer lie rock-hard in your palm, but shift and slip away like sand.

September 2006
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