Tag Archive for 'children’s books'

One Morning in Boulder

When my kids and I read Robert McCloskey’s books, I just want to crawl inside and live in the world he’s created. I want to be with Sal and her mom picking blueberries on a mountainside, though I could do without the bear tagging along. I want to stand at the shoreline and dig clams with […]

Two Cans of Paint

See these two cans of paint? They’ve been on my back porch for about two months now. Here’s what I think when I see them: Ugh. I can’t believe the painters just left those cans of paint there. There’s paint all over the cement now. Why didn’t they just take them? I don’t want them. By […]