Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • A few days this summer, I had to bring my son with me to work. One of those days, we ordered pizza for lunch. The pizza was with ham on one half, for him. Mushrooms on the other half, for me. We ate it out of the box, with plastic cutlery on the quay.

    The sun was unusually hot. The pizza tasted unusually great. We watched barges and cargo ships pass by. Trains crossing the big railway bridge in a distance. It might have been the most perfect moment of the summer. My son has been trying to recreate it ever since.
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.