Monthly Archives: April 2017

How to Ride a Bear

At a recent visit to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls, Sage demonstrated his many techniques for effective bear riding. As Sage demonstrated so effectively, sculpted bears are wonderful things. I just hope he doesn’t start getting ideas about the real ones…

Death Sweeps the Floor

I walked into the house after hanging laundry this morning, my eyes full of sunshine and my ears full of birdsong, when I saw Death sweeping the dining room floor. Further inspection revealed that Death was actually my nine-year-old son clad in his Halloween costume. Both startled and relieved, I couldn’t help laughing. Indignant, Sage […]

Go Fly a Kite

Yesterday was the first ideal kite-flying day of the season: sunny, warm, and breezy. Sage availed himself of the opportunity.

A Lull in the Busy Season

The last couple of weeks have been busy ones, especially for Sage: His friend Emery stayed overnight last weekend, and yesterday he had not one but TWO friends over in the morning, a red-letter event as far as he’s concerned. He didn’t waste his time with his friends; some of the highlights include making two […]