Twelve Moments of Summer with My Twelve-Year-Old: DAY TWELVE

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On the twelfth day of Summer(mas), my middle schooler gave to me: twelve plushies thrumming —————— We can trace it through the generations:┬áthe impulse towards creative expression. Paco’s paternal grandmother is an artist, a painter.   Paco’s paternal grandfather is an architect, a photographer.   Paco’s maternal grandmother is a hand quilter, a stitcher.  … Continue reading Twelve Moments of Summer with My Twelve-Year-Old: DAY TWELVE

Famous First Words

“Famous First Words” (photo: Jay Johnson) The owner of these feet jumped into my bed this morning, had a little cuddle, and then uttered the household’s First Words of the Day: “I have dried boogers in my nose. You need to get them out.” If, like the gypsies of Romania, you are a superstitious person… Continue reading Famous First Words