woman who reads too much (boxofdelights) wrote,
woman who reads too much
boxofdelights

the kids next door

On Valentine's Day they left two valentines on my front porch, one from each of them, with two chocolates, shaped like a heart and a bee. The nine-year-old wrote "Happy Valentines Day!" in a starburst, and drew a butterfly and a bee. The five-year-old drew two hearts, and wrote "I LOVE" twice, and drew a stick figure holding one of the hearts on a string. I think the stick figure is wearing a mask maybe? There is another circle drawn over the stick figure's face, with six tiny hearts inside it.

This morning another valentine appeared on my front porch. "For your dog, Susan" is written on the envelope in their mother's handwriting. Inside is a tiny pink paper heart, on which the five-year-old has written LOVE FROM FINN.

But which dog is it for?
Tags: dogs, substitute grandparent, things i love
Subscribe

  • The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben

    Half of the life of trees takes place underground, and almost all of it happens too slowly to catch our attention. Trees communicate with each other…

  • reading wednesday

    My reading brain seems to be coming out of lockdown. I'm reading The Breath of the Sun by Isaac Fellman for SF book group. I managed to read This…

  • not-reading wednesday

    I am just not reading! I hope I get my reading brain back before Network Effect comes to my mailbox. I lent some books to the neighbor kids today.…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments