Dandelion Wishes

By Michelle Higdon “Mommy, Mommy, look! A dandelion! Can I make a wish, Mommy, please? Daddy says if you blow the seeds from the tip-top of the dandelion and you wish real hard, it comes true. Please, Mommy, can I make a wish?” Bobby jumped up and down as he grinned at his mom. “Sure, go ahead. Make a wish.” His mom nodded and watched Bobby run to the dandelion. Bobby knelt down and picked up the dandelion. Closing his eyes, he made a wish and blew with all his strength, sending the dandelion seeds floating away in the wind. He laughed and twirled in a circle, throwing his arms out, and hoping his wish would come true. The dandelion is often called a “wishing-flower” because so many children and adults alike make a wish before blowing the seeds away....

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