Crafts, documenting nature, Taxidermy, xo (3)
I'm doing dishes. He is four and bored and restless and wriggling over the furniture by midmorning. I tell Chas it's too sunny outside for a movie. Beautiful days are meant to be out-of-doors. Internalize that, little man!
With a grudge he plops to the floor, surrounding himself with shoes, to pick out a pair. I grin, cradling a lidded mason jar and pink sandbox scoop, and with my other hand I help him slide on his sandals. The sunshine has warmed the fickle January air here to near-70 degrees fahrenheit, heatwave following a hard freeze, leaving brown and withered shoots; ...