peppered {still+life}


Hi guys! Just popping in for a quick sec to say I'm totally swamped and overwhelmed and slurpy from these #(@&! miserable allergies today. I caught Callum's allergy. Thanks! I'm so lucky though. I got to take some great pictures this week. You're going to have to wait a bit longer though, and for the ones from this weekend too. I need to get them delivered before I can blog about them and my people won't be picking them up until Thursday. So patience my friends. That particular post will be worth the wait, I promise. In the meantime, Callum has been totally absorbed by this (and who wouldn't be, I ask you?).

When he's not listening to this, at least. He turned in his Patton project yesterday, and Neel had it playing when he came downstairs. If you can, listen to the whole thing. It's pretty much a hoot. I was planning to write a whole post about how we celebrated (steak on the grill and Ocean's Twelve), but man, I'm worn out. I don't want to forget this part though. This project took all winter. It was his first big research project and his teachers did a great job guiding the kids through the process: notecards, bibliography, outlines, rough drafts. The whole smash. (In case you were wondering, Lucy did her project on Julia Roberts, Thea's was on Eleanor Roosevelt and Violet did her project on Momma.) Yesterday morning, as we crossed things off the checklist and placed each part of his project gently in his folder, he turns to me and says, "Will I ever do another one of these?"

Oh, Callum.