Feeding the Lions

1. Going to the zoo, zoo, zoo; how about you, you, you; you can come too, too, too . . .  Even as a child I didn’t like zoos—all those captured and caged animals—but I’m doing what a mother does and taking my kids to the zoo, zoo, zoo with my sisters and brother-in-law and their … Continue reading

Teardrops and Rainbows

For my aunt Nat: They say that pictures are worth a thousand words. Here you get both: Tyler Lausten’s photos illustrating (almost) a thousand words.  In the mountains of southwestern Colorado, a “lake” mirrors Lake Tahoe as my grandkids cast bobbers and lures and spinners and worms into reservoir waters, over and over again, getting … Continue reading