Tag: King David
What Do You Really Want?
All he ever wanted was a bathtub. Beck, my Colorado grand, has, with his family, lived in a very little house his entire brief life. Small enough only to have a three-quarter bath. Translated–no bathtub. His passion is playing in the tub, so his creative parents would find containers to fill with water as alternatives.…
When Words Are Weapons
It wasn’t my finest hour. One of my daughters had come into town for a day, an opportunity that’s always a delight because she lives quite a distance away. It was work-related, so we weren’t going to see much of her. We needed to make the most of our time with her. I didn’t. I…
Can You Guess That Carol?
“We three kings of oranges are, bearing gifts we travel so far; Field and fountain, mores the mountains, Follow the wonder star.” I knew what she was singing–she was spot on with her pitch. But Brooklyn, at four, didn’t have context for some of the words for the Christmas carol. So she adjusted. She wasn’t…