E: “What will we do without him?” Me: “I honestly don’t know sweetie. I think we have to figure it out as we go.”
Thank you, Judy Blume
Thank you, James Howe
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Evan’s DC Adventure – Day Three
While day one’s theme was walk until everyone drops and day two’s theme was fireworks, day three’s theme was family. Evan and his cousin played with their food together at breakfast where I heard, “It’s chicken o’clock” TWICE in the same restaurant. That saying sounded so southern that I’m disappointed I haven’t heard it all […]
window into their souls
This is probably my favorite picture from the entire DC adventure. As I took it, I implored the two of them to stop leaning over the edge. My requests transformed them into Dickinson and Poe. They had a detailed, matter-of-fact conversation about falling and death that seemed perfectly appropriate in the gothic setting. It continued […]
Evan’s DC Adventure – Day Two
Evan’s first day in DC was humid and exhausting. For day two, we slowed things down and focused on settling in somewhere to wait for fireworks. The only fault in our plan was the absence of a cooler full of drinks and a post-fireworks exit plan. Before settling in for the fireworks, we visited the […]
Evan’s DC Adventure – Day One
The highlight of this day for Evan was the Lincoln Memorial. His constant complaint was our excessive walking when there were so many bicycles and Segways everywhere. The highlight of the day for Doug was getting to try Uber. What was the highlight of the day for me? Teaching Evan to Ferris Bueller a museum.
Noah is now a graduate of the L&N STEM Academy with an Honors and Distinction Diploma. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta. He is also thoughtful, funny and wonderful.