Dear Big, The truth is, I didn’t need the calendar to remind me that you’ve grown another whole year. I see it each day in your broadening shoulders, hear it a bit too often in the tweenish edge of your words, and feel it whenever I look down to talk to you and realize that, […]
Who Are Those Monsters on the Playground?
I remember it well, my smugness. The way I’d look at those outrageously misguided children and wonder why their mothers hadn’t taught them any better. I’d flash them a stern look, maybe shout a passive-aggressive, “That’s right Big, we go up the ladder and down the slide!” These kids? Well, as far as I was […]