“I’d like you to have it.”
It was a snapshot stolen from her family album: Muriel as a toddler, clambering out of a wading pool.
She meant, he supposed, to give him the best of her. And so she had. But the best of her was not that child’s Shirley Temple hairdo. It was her fierceness as she fought her way toward the camera with her chin set awry and her eyes bright slits of determination. He thanked her. He said he would keep it forever.
Kiddie Pool Memories @ The Spruce
Jade Weber for Jantzen Spring ’17
I don’t really get a lunch break, but sometimes they throw raw meat and Doritos down the stairs. Mmm, roadkill.
Tropical Bliss at Zulily (unavailable, their sales only last 3.14 seconds)
Why do I like Zulily? Cuz they stick to traditional styles (except for the clown suits) and the kids are just kids, not snotty millionaire brats.
And cuz I was going to try affiliate marketing with them but I’m too lazy. There, I said it.
Steven Tyler is almost seventy. Janis would be proud.
I wanted to photoshop something clever in the reflection, but the glasses aren’t big enough and I’m not that clever.
That’s a neat palm frond pattern though, colorful and conservative at the same time.