I said, “Oh, sweetheart, I would LOVE to. Let me see if the boy wants to come with…”
And wonder of wonders, he did want to, no convincing required. (Well, there was convincing to wear a sweatshirt, but not for the walk itself.
Did I say “walk”?
Alden raced ahead most of the way, gleefully insisting he didn’t want his picture taken.
So I started taking pictures of other things (like our new “forest”, planted as penalty by the losing team of the Northside Westside Softball Game…
I am so amazed and thrilled by these new trees in this long-desolate triangle by the bike bridge. In a few years this space will be magical.)
And when I started taking other pictures, somebody changed his mind about getting HIS picture taken.